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Medical Transport Plane Crashed in New Mexico; 4 Killed

Medical transport planeA twin-engine medical transport plane crashed and caught fire near the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds at about 6:45 p.m. on August 27.

The accident happened shortly after the plane took off from Las Cruces Airport and was on its way to Phoenix, Arizona, with a patient and 3 crew members on-board.

The crash killed all 4 people aboard. They were identified as the pilot, Freddy Martinez, 29, of El Paso, the patient, Fredrick Green, 59, of Las Cruces, a flight paramedic, Tauren Summers, 27, from El Paso and a nurse, Monica Chavez, 35, of El Paso.

Some witnesses reported that the plane was flying at a low altitude before it went down.

The aircraft was owned by Harlingen, Texas based Amigos Aviation Service.

The FAA is investigating the cause of accident.

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