On May 23, 2014 at about 4:30 p.m. a small aircraft crashed while attempting to land at the Whiskey Creek Airport near Silver City, NM.
New Mexico State Police said four people are confirmed to have died in the plane crash. No other injuries were reported.
New Mexico State Police will secure the scene overnight and assist the Federal Aviation Administration with the ongoing investigation tomorrow.
Identities of those killed will not be released until confirmation of their identity and next of kin notification.