A plane carrying tourists from Argentina crashed in northern Argentina, authorities said Monday, killing all aboard.
The National Transportation Safety Board said in a statement that the Airbus A319 aircraft had departed from San Luis Potosi International Airport at 5:30 a.m. local time, with the passengers aboard.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
Authorities on the ground said the plane’s engines suddenly went off.
The aircraft was traveling at a low altitude when it crashed in the San Luis River, a tributary of the San Joaquin River, about 40 kilometres northeast of San Luis, Argentina’s capital.
The National Transportation safety board said it is investigating.