(CNN)A military helicopter carrying officials surveying earthquake damage crashed Friday night in the southeastern Mexican state of Oaxaca, killing 13 people, Mexican officials said.
13 killed in Mexico after helicopter crashes as officials tour quake area
The helicopter was attempting to land at an airfield in Santiago Jamiltepec when it crashed in a nearby field on top of two vehicles, a spokeswoman for the Oaxaca attorney general's office told CNN.
The 13 who were killed were all on the ground, spokeswoman Lizbeth Hernandez Bravo said.
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