Kansas couple killed in New Mexico plane crash

ANGEL FIRE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Kansas couple has been killed in a plane crash in New Mexico.

Fire officials in the town of Angel Fire said in a Facebook post that the plane went down Sunday morning in a field between a restaurant and hardware store. Fire officials identified the victims as 65-year-old Richard Schenk and Anne Schenk, of Great Bend.

The post described Richard Schenk as an experienced commercial-rated pilot. He was chief executive officer of Community Bank of the Midwest in Great Bend.

The cause of the crash hasn't been determined. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.

Angel Fire is about 20 miles (32 kilometers) east of Taos.