28-year-old Boise pilot crashes plane believing he was at Caldwell Airport
NAMPA, Idaho (KBOI) —
A 28-year-old Boise pilot suffered minor injuries after he crashed his airplane in Nampa.
Police say the pilot crashed his Cessna 150 Monday night after he became disoriented while flying from Burley to Caldwell and attempted to land at what he thought was the Caldwell Airport, but ended up near East Terra Linda Way and Selland Way.
Nampa PD says when the pilot figured out he wasn't at the airport, he was unable to avoid crashing. He suffered minor injures.
An investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration is underway. The plane will be scrapped for parts.