Skydivers' plane kills Mexico beachgoer during emergency landing

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A 62-year-old man has been killed connected a beach successful Mexico aft a level carrying 4 Canadian skydivers made an emergency landing there, officials say. 

The craft landed connected a populated area of Bacocho formation successful nan Pacific surfing town of Puerto Escondido connected Sunday, Reuters reports, citing a connection from nan Oaxaca civilian defense office. 

Officials opportunity nan victim’s wife, who was alongside him connected nan beach, was unharmed successful nan incident. 

"To nan family of nan personification who died, we will supply each nan basal support and travel them successful nan look of their irreparable loss," State Governor Salomon Jara wrote successful a station connected X, adding that resources were being mobilized to thief those onboard nan plane. 

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Four Canadian skydivers betwixt nan ages of 35 and 60 were onboard nan mini plane, arsenic good arsenic a 40-year-old Mexican national, Reuters reports, citing officials. 

The 5 were removed from nan plane, received aesculapian curen and are now said to beryllium successful unchangeable condition. 

The origin of nan emergency landing was not instantly clear. 

Images taken from nan segment show that nan level appeared to person deed a building connected nan formation aft coming to a halt connected nan sand. 

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The level was a Cessna Caravan, according to FlightAware. In a video posted by nan Facebook relationship Puerto Global, nan level has nan branding "Skydive Puerto Escondido" written connected its side. 

A website for nan business tells visitors "feel nan adrenaline of free autumn astatine 13,000 feet supra oversea level." 

"Fill your eyes pinch nan awesome position of nan bay and its unthinkable sunsets," it continues. "You will onshore soft and safe connected nan emblematic Zicatela beach." 

"Our instructors certified by nan United States Parachute Association, nan highest world authority connected skydiving, will supply you pinch a safe and breathtaking acquisition that you will ne'er forget," it besides says.