The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.
UPDATE 7:37 P.M.
Las Vegas police say the search and rescue helicopter determined that the crash was not survivable and there will be no rescue efforts. Authorities say the investigation begins tomorrow.
UPDATE 7:04 P.M.
North Las Vegas Fire Department says it believes there are no survivors of the plane crash near Gass Peak. The department says it has a plane that it is unaccounted for, but it is unknown at this time if that is the plane involved in the crash. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Search and Rescue is taking over the investigation.
UPDATE 6:55 P.M.
According to the FAA, a single-engine Cirrus SR22 crashed under unknown circumstances near Gass Peak around 5:35 p.m. The plane reportedly caught fire after crashing. Initial reports are there were three people on board. No word on their conditions at this time. The FAA and NTSB will investigate.
Las Vegas police report a small aircraft crash, believed to be a small airplane, has occurred at the top of the mountain, north of the Las Vegas valley. Authorities also said they have a helicopter en route to assess the scene further.
Stay with 13 Action News for further details on this developing story
The Nevada Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash on US-95 at mile marker 40 in Nye County. Troopers said delays were expected at the scene of the crash for the on-scene investigation.
#TrafficAlert Fatal head on crash with 2 pronounced deceased and 2 in critical condition on US-95 and mile marker 40 in Nye County. US-95 is closed in both directions. Expect delays and avoid the area. #DriveSafeNV #BuckleUp #NHPSoComm— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) November 27, 2019
There is police activity at a shopping center near Carey Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard.
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