About 103 persons aboard at an Embraer 190 jetliner, Aeroméxico Flight 2431,Tuesday survived a crash as the plane tried to take off from Durango, in North-west Mexico.
According to CBS reports, the plane appeared to have struggled to climb above land before the engines caught fire and eventually crashed.
Mexican officials said the plane descended abruptly as it attempted take off, possibly due to a severe gust of wind.
The left wing appeared to hit the ground, but the plane came to a stop more than 300 yards from the runway, somehow still upright, allowing exit slides to deploy, the report added.
In a video shot presented by one Ashley Garcia, it showed passengers fleeing to safety.
“I got off the plane, I saw people, their face gushing blood, they had cut lips,” Ms Garcia said. “I know some kids got like burns, like actual burns,” she said.
Though many remain hospitalised with burns, including the pilot, a survivor, Alberto Herrera from the Chicago area, said the incident is ”still hard to believe”.
“First thing I did was drink a big, big, big shot of tequila, I’m not going to lie,” he said. “Because, I just fell from the sky and I am here to live and talk about it.”
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