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By: Jesse MartinezLAS CRUCES, N.M. – A small plane that was headed to Phoenix from the Las Cruces Airport crashed, killing all four passengers Wednesday evening, according to New Mexico State Police.
Police said the plane crashed about a mile south of Interstate 10 near the Southern New Mexico Fair Grounds and was reportedly fully engulfed in flames.
A witness reported that the aircraft was flying at a low altitude, police said.
Police described the plane as a twin-engine, fixed-wing aircraft.
The incident is under investigation and the Federal Aviation Administration is working to determine the cause of the crash.
Stay tuned for updates on this developing story.
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