Let’s Fly, the helicopter company that crashed, offered tourist flights

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According to its electronic page, the company describes itself as a leader in the helicopter flight sector in the capital.

The company Let’s Fly, which operated the helicopter that crashed on a property near Imán Avenue, in the Coyoacán borough, offered packages to fly over Mexico City starting from 9,500 pesos to almost 18,000 pesos.

According to its electronic page, the company describes itself as a leader in the helicopter flight sector in the capital.

“With us, you can fly in a helicopter over the most emblematic and spectacular places of the capital, enjoying a panoramic and privileged view that will leave you breathless… We are sure that you will be satisfied with our attention and quality. Don’t wait any longer and dare to fly with Let’s Fly,” its promotion indicates. It also offers guided tours of the Zócalo, the Palace of Fine Arts, Chapultepec Castle, and the Azteca Stadium.

“With us, you can enjoy an unforgettable, safe, and comfortable experience, with professional pilots. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the city from a different and surprising perspective,” adds its advertising. The company promotes three packages: Take Me to Heaven, Tour of the Gods, and Let’s Fly Extreme Experience.

Take Me to Heaven consists of a package for those looking to propose marriage to their partner. With a 30-minute flight, with a capacity of one to three people, a giant bouquet of 150 roses, and a bottle of sparkling wine, among others, for 15,000 pesos.

The Tour of the Gods is to fly over the archaeological zone of Teotihuacán, to admire the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, the Temple of Quetzalcoatl, and the Avenue of the Dead, returning with a tour over the Basilica of Guadalupe, for 17,900 pesos.

The Let’s Fly Extreme Experience consists of a doorless flight for 30 minutes, for a price of 9,500 pesos.

Around 5:30 p.m., the Secretary of Citizen Security, Pablo Vazquez, and the Head of Government of Mexico City, Martí Batres, confirmed that a helicopter from the private company Let’s Fly crashed on Imán Avenue, at the height of Antonio Delfín Madrigal Avenue, in the Coyoacán borough.

After the incident, it was reported that three occupants were on board the aircraft, Captain Armando Cervantes and two others, who died in the accident.

In this regard, the Coyoacán borough reported, on its X account, that it is in contact with federal and Mexico City authorities to address the disaster. Similarly, it explained that Roberto Sánchez Lazo, acting head of the office, will follow up on the matter.

On the other hand, MILENIO was able to corroborate that the aircraft crashed on a property that functioned as a mechanical workshop which suffered damage; however, after the incident, a water tanker from the Mexico City firefighters’ group arrived to extinguish the fire.

In this regard, Pablo Vázquez assured that there was no one on the property, so the only victims of the incident are those who were on board the aircraft.

Source: Milenio