COLFAX COUNTY, New Mexico —Two people from Great Bend died in an accident Sunday in Colfax County, New Mexico.
Just before 9a.m. Sunday, multiple 911 calls were made regarding a plane down between Zebs and True Value, according to the Angel New Mexico Fire Department.
The Angel Fire Fire Department and additional first responders were on scene immediately and the fire was extinguished by 9a.m.
There are 2 confirmed fatalities identified a Richard Schenk, 65 and Anne Schenk of Great Bend.
Schenk was an experienced commercial rated pilot, according to the fire department.
The cause of the accident is under investigation by the NTSB and the FAA. No cause has been determined at this time.