ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a fatal helicopter crash in New Mexico.

State Police have confirmed that it is our KRQE news helicopter and our pilot and friend Bob Martin.

The crash occurred north of Carrizozo around 4:30 p.m., Saturday.

Here at KRQE we all had great respect for Bob and cherished his friendship.

Our thoughts are with Bob’s family.Related