FAA: Plane carrying 2 crashes near Santa Rosa

New Mexico
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A small plane carrying two people has crashed near Santa Rosa Sunday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. It was a twin-engine Beechcraft BE-60 that crashed around 4 p.m.

According to FAA spokesman Lynn Lunsford, the plane took off from Arlington, Texas to Santa Fe Regional Airport when the pilot reported aircraft engine trouble. The plane was being diverted to Santa Rosa when the crash occurred.

The identities and condition of the two individuals onboard are unknown at this time. FAA investigators are en route to the crash site and the National Transportation Safety Board will lead the investigation. 

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