Great Bend couple dies in plane crash


Photo from Angel Fire Fire Department

ANGEL FIRE, N.M. (KSNW) – A Great Bend couple is dead after a plane crash in New Mexico.

Richard Schenk and Annie Schenk died around 8:45 a.m. Sunday.

Officials say Schenk was an experienced commercial rated pilot.

Lt. Mike Woolley of Angel Fire Fire Department says the plane clipped the building of a restaurant and went down in a field.

Fire officials say there were high winds at the time. The NTSB and FAA are investigating the crash.

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