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Airline: Flight involved in accident in Mexico

Posted: 3:50 PM, Jul 31, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-31 22:41:40Z

Aeroméxico airline confirmed on Tuesday that a flight has crashed near Durango, Mexico, and the airline was evaluating the damage.

The incident took place near General Guadalupe Victoria International Airport in Durango, Gov. José Rosas Aispuro Torres wrote on Twitter. Torres added that emergency officials were responding to the scene. 

Aispuro confirmed that there were no reported fatalities stemming from Tuesday's incident.

A spokesperson for the airline told ABC News that some survivors were being taken to area hospitals, while some were able to walk away from the crash. 

Video from the incident showed rainy conditions, and some smoke billowing near the airport. 

The airline said that 100 people were on board the Embraer 190 plane that was taking off from Durango en route to Mexico City.