Shocking Video Emerges From Mexico Plane Crash | TODAY


KERRY SANDERS IS IN MEXICO WITH US FOR THE LATEST. US FOR THE LATEST. GOOD MORNING. GOOD MORNING.>>Reporter: GOOD MORNING, HODA.>>Reporter: GOOD MORNING, HODA. OFFICIALS HERE SAY THIS MORNING OFFICIALS HERE SAY THIS MORNING 22 PEOPLE REMAIN HOSPITALIZED, 22 PEOPLE REMAIN HOSPITALIZED, BUT THE FACT THAT MOST OF THOSE BUT THE FACT THAT MOST OF THOSE ARE WITH MINOR INJURIES AND ARE WITH MINOR INJURIES AND REMARKABLY THAT ALL 103 PEOPLE REMARKABLY THAT ALL 103 PEOPLE ON BOARD SURVIVED THIS CRASH IS ON BOARD SURVIVED THIS CRASH IS NOTHING SHORT OF A MIRACLE. NOTHING SHORT OF A MIRACLE. THIS MORNING DRAMATIC NEW VIDEO THIS MORNING DRAMATIC NEW VIDEO FROM FLIGHT 2431 OUTSIDE THE FROM FLIGHT 2431 OUTSIDE THE RUNWAY BARELY VISIBLE. RUNWAY BARELY VISIBLE. INSIDE AS THE PLANE VIOLENTLY INSIDE AS THE PLANE VIOLENTLY SLAMS INTO THE GROUND, THE LEFT SLAMS INTO THE GROUND, THE LEFT ENGINE BURSTING INTO FLAMES. ENGINE BURSTING INTO FLAMES. PASSENGERS TERRIFIED. PASSENGERS TERRIFIED.>>AND THE AIRPLANE HIT THE>>AND THE AIRPLANE HIT THE GROUND AND WE BEGAN TO BOUNCE GROUND AND WE BEGAN TO BOUNCE AND GO. AND GO. IT WAS LIKE WE WERE IN A BOX AND IT WAS LIKE WE WERE IN A BOX AND SOMEBODY WAS SHAKING US. SOMEBODY WAS SHAKING US.>>Reporter: ASHLEY GARCIA TWO>>Reporter: ASHLEY GARCIA TWO TOOK THIS VIDEO TWEETED NOTHING TOOK THIS VIDEO TWEETED NOTHING CAN DESCRIBE HOW I FELT IN THAT CAN DESCRIBE HOW I FELT IN THAT MOMENT. MOMENT. THE CREW MEMBERS BEING PRIZED THE CREW MEMBERS BEING PRIZED FOR HOW THEY HANDLED THE FOR HOW THEY HANDLED THE EMERGENCY. EMERGENCY.>>THE EMERGENCY PROTOCOLS>>THE EMERGENCY PROTOCOLS WORKED VERY WELL. WORKED VERY WELL.>>Reporter: IS THAT A SURPRISE?>>Reporter: IS THAT A SURPRISE? EVERYBODY TRAINS BUT — EVERYBODY TRAINS BUT –>>IN THE REALITY, IT’S VERY>>IN THE REALITY, IT’S VERY DIFFERENT. DIFFERENT. IT’S A MIRACLE WE DON’T HAVE IT’S A MIRACLE WE DON’T HAVE ANYONE DEAD. ANYONE DEAD.>>Reporter: 15 AMERICANS WERE>>Reporter: 15 AMERICANS WERE WITH A FATHER TO MARK A WITH A FATHER TO MARK A MILESTONE FOR THE ILLINOIS MILESTONE FOR THE ILLINOIS PASTOR. PASTOR.>>WE ALL DECIDED TO GO AND>>WE ALL DECIDED TO GO AND CELEBRATE MY BIRTHDAY. CELEBRATE MY BIRTHDAY. IT WAS MY 50th BIRTHDAY. IT WAS MY 50th BIRTHDAY.>>Reporter: FATHER SANCHEZ>>Reporter: FATHER SANCHEZ SPEAKING FROM HIS HOSPITAL BED SPEAKING FROM HIS HOSPITAL BED ESCAPED WITH A BROKEN ARM AND ESCAPED WITH A BROKEN ARM AND LACERATIONS. LACERATIONS.>>I HAVE TO HAVE A METAL>>I HAVE TO HAVE A METAL TITANIUM PLATE PUT ON MY ARM. TITANIUM PLATE PUT ON MY ARM.>>Reporter: THE FLIGHT WAS>>Reporter: THE FLIGHT WAS TAKING OFF FROM DURAN GO IN TAKING OFF FROM DURAN GO IN NORTHWEST MEXICO AS A POWERFUL NORTHWEST MEXICO AS A POWERFUL STORM BLEW THROUGH WITH HEAVY STORM BLEW THROUGH WITH HEAVY RAIN, HIGH WINDS, AND HAIL. RAIN, HIGH WINDS, AND HAIL. AS THE PLANE HEADED DOWN THE AS THE PLANE HEADED DOWN THE RUNWAY PICKING UP SPEED, RUNWAY PICKING UP SPEED, AVIATION EXPERTS SAY IT MAY HAVE AVIATION EXPERTS SAY IT MAY HAVE BEEN HIT BY A MICROBURST, A BEEN HIT BY A MICROBURST, A HEAVY DOWNDRAFT. HEAVY DOWNDRAFT. IS IT POSSIBLE THE AIR PUSHING IS IT POSSIBLE THE AIR PUSHING DOWN FORCED THE PLANE TO CRASH? DOWN FORCED THE PLANE TO CRASH?>>IT’S A POSSIBILITY.>>IT’S A POSSIBILITY.>>Reporter: THE TWO BLACK BOXES>>Reporter: THE TWO BLACK BOXES HAVE BEEN RECOVERED AND ARE HAVE BEEN RECOVERED AND ARE BEING ANALYZED. BEING ANALYZED. PASTOR PARSA WHO TOOK THIS HEART PASTOR PARSA WHO TOOK THIS HEART STOPPING VIDEO SAYS HE’S STOPPING VIDEO SAYS HE’S GRATEFUL TO BE ALIVE. GRATEFUL TO BE ALIVE.>>SOMETIMES WE TAKE OUR LIFE>>SOMETIMES WE TAKE OUR LIFE FOR GRANTED, AND I’M SO GLAD FOR GRANTED, AND I’M SO GLAD THAT I’M HAPPY AND ALIVE. THAT I’M HAPPY AND ALIVE.>>YESTERDAY WE SPOKE TO ONE OF>>YESTERDAY WE SPOKE TO ONE OF THE PASSENGERS WHO HELPED A LOT THE PASSENGERS WHO HELPED A LOT OF PEOPLE GET OFF THAT PLANE, OF PEOPLE GET OFF THAT PLANE, HELPED THEM TO SAFETY. HELPED THEM TO SAFETY. I BET THERE ARE A LOT OF HEROS I BET THERE ARE A LOT OF HEROS IN THAT GROUP. IN THAT GROUP.>>Reporter: ABSOLUTELY.>>Reporter: ABSOLUTELY. A REAL GROUP EFFORT. A REAL GROUP EFFORT. SEVERAL PASSENGERS MADE THEIR SEVERAL PASSENGERS MADE THEIR WAY TO THE COCKPIT BEFORE IT WAS WAY TO THE COCKPIT BEFORE IT WAS ENGULFED IN FLAMES. ENGULFED IN FLAMES. THE PILOT WAS TRAPPED THERE. THE PILOT WAS TRAPPED THERE. HE HAS SERIOUS NECK AND BACK HE HAS SERIOUS NECK AND BACK INJURIES BUT THEY GOT HIM OUT INJURIES BUT THEY GOT HIM OUT AND THIS MORNING DOCTORS SAY AND THIS MORNING DOCTORS SAY THEY BELIEVE HE WILL FULLY THEY BELIEVE HE WILL FULLY RECOVER. RECOVER. TRULY AN AMAZING RESULT HERE. TRULY AN AMAZING RESULT HERE. A PLANE CRASHES AND ALL 103

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