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Six confirmed dead after Sonora plane makes contact with overhead electrical wires

Hermosillo, Sonora — Sonora government officials have confirmed the death of six in a plane that crashed and burned in Hermosillo. According to the Fiscalía General de Justicia del Estado de Sonora (FGJE), six people died including a government official.

In a message, Sonora State Governor Claudia Pavlovich Arellano said “my heart and that of my family are saddened by the loss of dear friends in the plane crash, including Leonardo Ciscomani, an exemplary official of my work team. My prayers for the recovery of those who are fighting for their lives,” she said.

On Saturday late morning, a plane carrying the six passengers bound for Tuscon, Arizona made contact with overhead power lines and collapsed. The small Cessna caught fire, trapping those who were inside. While emergency officials were able to remove all passengers from the plane, all have since died from their injuries.