Plane crashes and bursts into flames killing 4 in New Mexico, USA
Four people were killed after a Phoenix-bound small plane crashed in New Mexico, authorities said.
New Mexico State Police said the twin-engine, fixed winged aircraft had just left the Las Cruces Airport when it crashed around 7 p.m. Wednesday and burst into flames about one mile south of Interstate 10 near the southern New Mexico Fair Grounds.
Witnesses said the plane was flying at a low altitude before the crash.
Police said all four people aboard the aircraft were killed. Their names and hometowns aren’t immediately available.
The Federal Aviation Administration will be investigating the cause of the crash.