Ultralight clips power line, crashes near Caldwell

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) - Emergency crews were called to an area west of Caldwell Thursday night after a report that a plane had crashed.

The Canyon County Sheriff's Office said a man piloting an ultralight clipped a power line near Highway 20/26 and Look Lane just before 9 p.m. and crashed into a nearby field.

The sheriff's office says the pilot only suffered minor injuries and was able to walk away from the crash.

Idaho Power said that 130 customers lost power in the area.