Roswell, NM Plane Crash Victims Identified
New Mexico authorities today released the identities of two Texans who were killed in a plane crash over the weekend.
New Mexico State Police Lt. Robert McDonald said today that 49-year-old Jerry Don Greene of Snyder, Texas, and 30-year-old Tracy Martinez of San Angelo, Texas, died when the single-engine Cessna 182 they were in crashed about 37 miles west of Roswell.
The Federal Aviation Administration initially reported three people had died. McDonald said there were no survivors.
The plane was reported missing on Tuesday and search crews found the plane’s wreckage yesterday morning.
FAA and National Transportation Safety Board officials continued their investigation today at the crash site.
The plane left Snyder, Texas on Saturday and was headed to the Sierra Blanca Regional Airport in Ruidoso. No flight plan was filed by the pilot.
Information from the Associated Press used in this report