2 killed in plane crash west of Albuquerque | KOB 4
Advertisement

2 killed in plane crash west of Albuquerque

KOB Web Staff
October 16, 2018 10:10 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - New Mexico State Police confirms two people were killed when a single-engine Cessna 182 crashed west of Albuquerque Tuesday afternoon.

Advertisement

State police say the aircraft went down near mile marker 149, northwest of Route 66 Casino as it was preparing to land at Double Eagle II Airport.

According to preliminary information from the FAA, the pilot reported encountering icing and loss of engine power shortly before the crash.

Authorities said no one on the ground was injured.

FAA officials are expected to arrive at the scene Wednesday. The incident will also be investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board.

Credits

KOB Web Staff

Copyright 2018 KOB-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Advertisement
Comment on Facebook

Share 4 - News Tips - Photos - Videos
  Share a News Tip, Story Idea, Photo, Video



Advertisement

Relay Media Amp

Advertisement

Advertisement




Hotel officials want more resources to combat thieves

Proposed village would house homeless and get them back on their feet

Second victim of Taos avalanche dies

Shutdown brings fear, uncertainty to those relying on food stamps

First responders prep for Brawl on the Bosque