Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Plane Crash-Landing Kills Woman.(Metro & New Mexico)

Byline: Katie Burford Journal Staff Writer

Pilot Critical After Accident at Sunport

A woman died and a man is in critical condition after the small plane they were in crash-landed Sunday afternoon at Albuquerque International Sunport.

The single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza was approaching from the southwest to land when it crashed on the runway about 4 p.m., airport spokeswoman Maggie Santiago said.

The plane cartwheeled several times before coming to a halt but did not catch fire, said Chief Bob Burger, who headed the Kirtland Air Force Base Fire Department crew that responded to the accident.

The woman died shortly after arriving at University of New Mexico Hospital, hospital spokesman Malcolm Brenner said. …

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