ALBUQUERQUE N.M: Four people were killed in a plane crash as their aircraft was making a landing approach outside the southwestern New Mexico town of Silver City on Friday.
Nobody on the ground was hurt in the accident, which occurred shortly before 4 p.m. at the Whiskey Creek Airport east of Silver City, home of Western New Mexico University, state police spokesman Sergeant Damyan Brown said.
The unfortunate aircraft slammed into a propane gas tank during the air crash, starting a fire. A trailer, parked nearby, was evacuated due to safety measures.
According to Brown, four people, including the pilot, were killed in the crash but their identities were not available. The cause of the plane crash will be investigated.