4 dead after jet crashes at New Mexico airport

Four people have died in the crash of a twin-engine luxury business jet in New Mexico in the United States.

The plane was being tested at Roswell’s airport.

The Federal Aviation Administration has said the plane involved was a twin-engine Gulfstream G6 which was being tested by two pilots and two flight test engineers.

Police and fire department officials said the plane went down about 9:30 a.m. Saturday as it was practicing takeoffs and landings.

According to witnesses, the aircraft went into a roll after taking off and slammed into the runway.

The names of the victims aboard the plane have not been released.

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