An AeroMexico Embraer 190 jet with 103 passengers on board trying to take off in a rainstorm at Durango airport, failed to achieve altitude, and crashed back down, several hundred yards beyond the runway, in a matter of seconds.
A passenger has shared the recording of what appear to be the last seconds of Aeromexico Flight 2431 and the panic that followed the crash. The man, a Christian pastor, also appeared to accuse authorities of a cover-up.
During the two-minute clip, a scream can be heard in the background, even before the plane has finished its takeoff, and after the camera juts following the crash, there are loud calls to God, and more urgent instructions of “Open the Door!”
The footage was reportedly filmed by Ramin Parsa, an Iranian-born convert to Christianity, and has since been widely reposted on Twitter.
Authorities say that 98 of those aboard the jet, which was destined for Mexico City, were injured, but that no one died, and more than 60 people have already left hospital.
Meanwhile, civil aviation officials have told the media that they have recovered both flight recorders and should be able to decipher the events that led to the rapid crash.
RT.com / ABC Flash Point Aviation News 2018.