Four Killed in New Mexico Plane Crash

Sunday, May 25, 2014
By George Hatcher

All four people aboard a single-engine Beech/Raytheon G36 Bonanza were killed after it crashed near Whiskey Creek Airport outside of Silver City, New Mexico.

The accident happened about a mile northeast of the Whiskey Creek Airport, when the plane was making a landing attempt. According to FAA officials, the plane went down and then burst into flames just before 4 p.m. on May 23.

The fire sparked after the crash prompted the police to evacuate an adjacent trailer park as a precaution.

The identities of the deceased are not known at the moment.

The cause of accident is under investigation.

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