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The National Transportation Safety Board sent a team of investigators to Mexico City, Mexico, to assist in the investigation of yesterday's accident in which a Learjet L45 (XC-VMC), crashed into a mixed, residential/commercial neighborhood. It has been reported that all 9 persons on board, including Mexican Interior Secretary, Juan Camillo Mourino, were fatally injured.
NTSB Acting Chairman Mark V. Rosenker has designated senior aviation accident investigator Joe Sedor as the U.S. Accredited Representative. The U.S. team will also include technical advisors from the NTSB, FAA, Learjet, and Honeywell International.
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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal agency charged with determining the probable cause
of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.