Skip to main content

3 die in Mexico chopper crash

updated 2:04 PM EDT, Sun July 29, 2012
  • A helicopter crashes in Mexico state
  • There are no survivors, authorities say
  • Officials are investigating what caused the crash

(CNN) -- Three people were killed in a helicopter crash in central Mexico, officials said Sunday.

The chopper went missing in a mountainous area of Mexico state late Saturday night, state authorities said in a statement.

Search teams later found the wreckage and determined there were no survivors, authorities said.

Investigators are working to determine what caused the crash. They have not released the identities of the two crew members and one passenger who were killed.