Aeromexico jet crashes after takeoff in northern Mexico, officials say

An Aeromexico jet crashed after takeoff in the northern state of Durango, Mexico, on Tuesday.

No one was killed in the accident, Gov. José R. Aispuro confirmed on Twitter. It was not immediately clear if anyone was injured. 

Rescue workers and firefighters are seen at the site where an Aeromexico airliner has suffered an "accident" in a field near the airport of Durango, Mexico, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. (Civil Defense Office of Durango Photo via AP)

Rescue workers and firefighters are seen at the site where an Aeromexico airliner has suffered an “accident” in a field near the airport of Durango, Mexico, Tuesday, July 31, 2018.  (Civil Defense Office of Durango Photo via AP))

The governor said emergency officials are heading to the scene.

The incident involved the Embraer 190 aircraft. Gerardo Ruiz Eparza, head of Mexico’s Transport Department, said the airplane “fell upon takeoff,” and noted there were 97 people on board.

Durango’s civil defense agency said the accident occurred in a field near the Durango International Airport.

According to FlightAware, the Aeromexico flight took off on time at 3:08 p.m. local time. It was headed to Mexico City, where it was scheduled to land at 4:38 p.m.

This is a developing story; please check back for updates. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Nicole Darrah covers breaking and trending news for FoxNews.com. Follow her on Twitter @nicoledarrah.

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