Cessna 208B Caravan, Bellevue, Idaho, Dec. 6, 2004–Caravan N25SA, designated as Mountain Bird 1860, crashed on flat terrain about seven miles south of Bellevue. The aircraft was destroyed and the ATP pilot-in-command and another pilot on board were killed. VMC prevailed and an IFR flight plan was filed.
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.