A private plane with seven people on board crashed in Sierra Blaca, New Mexico, killing at least five people, an FAA spokesperson told CNN.
The Cessna 310, a private aircraft, crashed around 12:00 p.m. E.T., Lynn Lunsford, a spokesperson for the FAA's Southwest Regional Operations said.
Lunsford said at this point officials are unsure of the plane's origin or destination and they are not releasing the tail number of the plane yet. Firefighters are at the scene, Lunsford said.
- CNN's Sara Pratley contributed to this report