An air search located the downed plane in a remote mountainous area in the municipality of Ocampo on Monday, the Coahuila state government said in a statement.
Three crew members and 10 passengers were on board at the time of the crash. ‘There were no survivors seen,’ officials confirmed.
The Bombardier Challenger 601 left Las Vegas Sunday afternoon and had been expected Sunday evening in Monterrey, but never arrived.
This image appears to show the wreckage of the crash in which 13 people are feared dead after their plane left Las Vegas Sunday afternoon. The jet had been expected Sunday evening in Monterrey, but never arrived
Local media published photographs which appear to show the burnt wreckage of the plane
Local reports say there was a storm in the area at the time of the crash.
Unconfirmed reports say 11 passengers and three crew members were on their way back to Mexico from watching boxer Canelo Alvarez fight in Las Vegas
Flight manifest reveals victims of jet crash
A flight plan for the jet reveals the names of 13 people who were on board, reports Mercury News.
Officials confirmed none of the people on board survived.
Pilot Juan Jose Aguilar Talavera, 45
Crew member Luis Ovidio Gonzalez Flores, 29
Adriana Monserrat Mejia Sanchez, 29
Luis Octavio Reyes Dominguez, 54
Loyda Liliana Luna Larrosa, 49
Jade Paola Reyes Luna, 26
Guillermo Octavio Reyes Luna, 23
Frida Alejandrina Reyes Luna, 19
Ramon Amauri Vela, 57
Martha Isabel Garcia Lagunes, 43
Gary Amauri Vela Garcia, 19
Manuel Alejandro Sepulveda Gonzalez, 25
Monica Leticia Salinas Trevino, 22
Reports suggest the passengers were on the way home from watching boxer Canelo Alvarez fight Daniel Jacobs at the T Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Local media published a photograph which appeared to show the burnt wreckage of the plane.
Those on board are all thought to be Mexican, according to list of passengers and crew circulated online. It appears several of those dead are from the same family.
The plane was registered to Utah-based TVPX, listed as an insurance, customs and trust company. The company declined to comment on who was operating the plane.
The aircraft appears to have lost contact Sunday evening, around two hours after take off.
Local reports say there was a strong storm in the area at the time of the crash.
A Radio Centro correspondent said: ‘The Secretariat of Public Security of Coahuila and authorities of Nuevo Leon have begun searches for the private Jet Bombardier Challenger 601 plane, registration N601VH, that flew from Las Vegas to Monterrey, with which contact was lost on Sunday afternoon.’
Coahuila Governor Miguel Riquelme said he had ordered a search and rescue operation for the plane. He said ‘we still do not know what happened’ when asked if the plane had crashed.
Fernando Orta said of the state’s emergency services department: ‘The land is rather mountainous so they’re going to take a while longer to arrive.’
Officials say there are no signs of survivors after the wreckage was found on late Monday morning. Authorities are pictured at the scene of the crash
The aircraft appears to have lost contact Sunday before the wreckage was found in the mountain area of Monclova
13 people are feared dead after a business plane crashed in Mexico after leaving Las Vegas. A Bombardier Challenger is pictured
On Sunday a plane caught fire while making an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, killing 41 of the 78 people aboard.
The plane had taken off for Murmansk in stormy weather, but quickly turned back for an emergency landing. The plane made a hard landing and flames erupted.
Pilot Denis Evdokimov was quoted as saying by Zvezda TV and the Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper that ‘because of lightning, we had a loss of radio communication.’