Pilot dies in crash

Imperial Valley Press - - NEWS -

An air­plane pilot died Thurs­day af­ter his air­craft crashed in a cot­ton field in ru­ral Mex­i­cali, ac­cord­ing to me­dia re­ports.

The in­ci­dent was re­ported on a par­cel lo­cated be­tween Ci­u­dad More­los and Ejido Pachuca.

Ac­cord­ing to the re­ports, the pilot was fu­mi­gat­ing the area when his air­craft struck over­head power lines.

The pilot was iden­ti­fied as Juan Fran­cisco Iñiguez González, 55.

Firefighters ar­rived at the scene to find the air­craft en­gulfed in flames. They were un­able to ex­tract the pilot.

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