MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A Mexican business tycoon was killed along with at least two members of his family in a helicopter crash on the outskirts of Mexico City on Sunday night, emergency officials said.
Moises Saba Masri, a powerful executive with interests ranging from telecoms to real estate, died along with five other people including the pilot, said Elias Moreno, the head of the city's emergency services.
"Apparently it was bad weather," Moreno said on Formato 21 radio. Mexico City has experienced unusually cold weather and foggy conditions for the past several days.
Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard was at the scene of the crash in a wooded area on the edge of Mexico's sprawling capital along with Saba's relatives and members of the close-knit Jewish community, the radio said.