RUIDOSO, NEW MEXICO (June 13, 2017) – Two people were killed after a small plane crash on Tuesday evening, according to a local news source. (map)
The small plane, described as a Beechcraft King Air plane, went down around 10:00 pm on Tuesday at the Ruidoso Airport which is about 140 miles northeast of El Paso, Texas. The plane was reportedly en route to Abilene, Texas from Ruidoso, and crashed just after take off for an unknown reason.
On board the plane was 39 year old pilot Justin King, and his 13 year old son Hayden King, both from Ruidoso. The plane caught on fire immediately after impact, and both Justin and Hayden King were tragically pronounced dead. The FAA and the NTSB are both on site, with the NTSB leading the investigation into the tragic accident.
“The thoughts and prayers of everyone at Lexton Law Firm is with the family and friends of Justin and Hayden King during this difficult time. This is a terrible tragedy, and there are no words that can express our sorrow,” said the attorneys for Lexton Law Firm.
We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 541-2111. We are here to help you.