Cocaine-laden plane crashes in Mexico

Cocaine-laden plane crashes in Mexico

A light aircraft carrying almost half a tonne of cocaine crashed in central Mexico, two people aboard died, the defense ministry said on Wednesday.

Mexican military helicopters pursued the plane for hundreds of miles until it ran out of fuel and crashed in Botija, Queretero on Monday, the ministry said in a statement.

The plane was loaded with about 400 kilograms of cocaine, the ministry said.

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