MEXICO: HELICOPTER CRASH ON CHRISTMAS EVE KILLS GOVERNOR, EX-GOVERNOR OF PUEBLA

According to the Mexican officials a politician couple, husband and wife have been killed in an aircraft crash on Christmas Eve. The political wing of Mexico is in great shock over the current governor Martha Erika Alonso and ex-governor of Rafael Moreno Valle of the Puebla state.

As per the reports, the Agusta 109 helicopter fell about 10 minutes after taking off from a heliport from the city of Puebla. Sources say the helicopter crashed in the municipality of Santa Maria Coronango; 

Alonso took up the office as governor just two weeks ago. On the other hand, Moreno Valle has been the governor of the central state from 2011 to 2017 and was currently holding the office a federal senator.

Federal officials, as well as state officials, have started an investigation into the crash. This is being termed as a potentially sensitive case as the President’s party Morena party in July had challenged the validity of Alonso’s election.

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