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Small-plane crash injures all 4 aboard

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LAS VEGAS, N.M. – A single-engine plane crashed while landing at a northern New Mexico airport, injuring all four people aboard, including one critically.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford says the pilot was hospitalized in critical condition while the three passengers on the plane suffered less serious injuries in the Wednesday evening crash at the Las Vegas airport.

Las Vegas police on Thursday identified the pilot as James Fretham, 50, and said he was airlifted to a hospital in Santa Fe.

Police identified the passengers as 49-year-old Elizabeth Fretham, 15-year-old Grace Fretham and 21-year-old Caitrin Fretham.

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