Veteran Albuquerque TV Reporter Killed in Helicopter Crash
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP),The longtime reporter and videographer in the Albuquerque Television station have been reported died after news of the helicopter he actually was piloting the crashed and the burned in the field near the New Mexico suggestion town, the authorities said this on Sunday.
Bob Martin who is 64, was actually pronounced dead in the crash part Saturday during the night as according to the New Mexico States Police. A Bell B206 helicopter reportedly was seriously destroyed in which this information was reported by the Federal Aviations Administration spokeswoman Lynn Lunsford.
KRQE-TV reported that Martin worked for a station which was more than twenty years, commonly shooting, editing and writing stories. It was actually not very clear if Martin was being assigned in covering the story when a crash took place.
"He was actually behind, or even above, some of a biggest new stories on the KRQE for a last three decades of the years," the station manager by the name Bill Anderson said in the statement. "So far he was hardly around for a high fives since he was by this time on to next news information."
KRQE reported that a helicopter crashed was about four thirty p.m. in Saturday. Then Lunsford reported that the crash spot was close to the central New Mexico suggestion town of the Ancho, the former ranching and railroad community.
The State Police actually said that the officials were informed of the downed aircraft in a moment after five p.m. and then found the remnants of a helicopter and the sole occupant.
A National Transportations Safety Board and a Federal Aviations Administration were actually investigating a cause of a crash.
Martin then graduated from the New Mexico's in which the school was called Socorro High School and he earned the mass communications and the journalism degree in the Eastern New Mexico University in which it was reported by KRQE.
Martin over and over again covered the wildfires. He won the two Rocky Mountains Emmys and quite a lot of Albuquerque Press Clubs awards because of his reporting and the documentary job, a station said this.
Martin was also being reported from the combat zones about the New Mexico-based militaries troops and the civilians deployed to the hotspots including Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo, El Salvador, Panama and in Nicaragua.
Martin was the commercial airplane and the helicopter pilot, had the expert sports skydiver's license and he enjoyed the scuba diving.
KRQE didn't immediately offer the details concerning the Martin's survivors or the funeral plans.
A helicopter was actually owned by the Lin TV Corp. which was based in the Providence, the Rhode Island, the FAA online records said this.
According to the U.S. News the KRQE said that the helicopter got a crashed which was around 4:30 p.m. in Saturday. Lunsford reported that a crash area was near a central part of the New Mexico suggested town of the Ancho, the former ranching and railroad community.
The State Police reported that the officials were actually notified of the downed aircraft some minutes after five p.m. and then found that the remnants of a helicopter and the sole occupant.
A National Transportations Safety Board and a Federal Aviation Administrations were in the investigation to a cause of a crash.
It was reported that Martin graduated from the New Mexico in a high school by the name Socorro High School and he actually earned the mass communications and the journalism degree in the Eastern New Mexico University as per the KRQE.
Martin actually covered the wildfires. He even won the two Rocky Mountains Emmys and many Albuquerque Press Clubs awards because of his reporting and the documentary work, a station said.
Martin even reported from the combat zones concerning the New Mexico-based militaries troops and the civilians deployed to the hotspots which include Afghanistan, Kosovo, Iraq, Panama, Nicaragua and El Salvador.