Hailey, Idaho

February 5, 2008 - 5:44am

Cessna 501, Carey, Idaho, March 15, 2003–The Citation I/SP was destroyed at approximately 2:25 p.m. MST when it hit terrain following an uncontrolled descent near Carey, Idaho. N70FJ was registered to Dancing Wind Aviation of Livingston, Mont., and was being flown by the ATP-rated pilot. The pilot and both passengers were killed in the personal cross-country flight operated under Part 91.

February 5, 2008 - 5:44am

Cessna 501, Carey, Idaho, March 15, 2003–The Citation I/SP was destroyed at approximately 2:25 p.m. MST when it hit terrain following an uncontrolled descent near Carey, Idaho. N70FJ was registered to Dancing Wind Aviation of Livingston, Mont., and was being flown by the ATP-rated pilot. The pilot and both passengers were killed in the personal cross-country flight operated under Part 91.

March 7, 2007 - 9:54am

For many years, Ronald Tutor, president and CEO of construction firm Tutor-Saliba, tried to fight local restrictions preventing his Boeing Business Jet from landing at Friedman Memorial Airport in Hailey, Idaho. In 2004 the airport won the lawsuit that Tutor filed, but Tutor appealed and lost again.

October 2, 2006 - 2:56pm

Cessna 208B Caravan, Bellevue, Idaho, Dec. 6, 2004–Mountain Bird’s UPS cargo flight crashed in flat open terrain about seven miles outside Bellevue, Idaho, in VMC. The aircraft was destroyed and the two ATP pilots were killed. The captain had logged 9,757 hours. En route from Salt Lake City to Freidman Memorial (SUN), Hailey, Idaho, the Caravan was on an IFR flight plan.

September 25, 2006 - 6:37am

In the first fatal U.S. business jet accident of the year, a Cessna Citation 560 en route from Hailey, Idaho, to Carlsbad, Calif., crashed during a landing attempt at 6:40 a.m. local time January 24 at McClellan-Palomar Airport in San Diego County, killing the two pilots and two passengers. The aircraft, registered to Goship Air LLC in Ketchum, Idaho, might have been exceeding 200 knots on final approach.

 
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