PHOTO: Plane Crashes In Idaho Near Private Airstrip - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

PHOTO: Plane Crashes In Idaho Near Private Airstrip

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KHQ.COM - On August 28, 2011 at 8:07 A.M., the Idaho County Sheriff's Dispatch Center was advised of an airplane crash at a private airstrip near Hungry Ridge. 

Deputy Mike Brewster and Fish & Game Officer Roy Kinner responded to the scene and found that a Cessna 180 single prop airplane had hit the trees after experiencing mechanical difficulties while taking off. The plane burnt following the impact and is a total loss.

The pilot and sole occupant, 75-year-old John Bokk of Winthrop, WA. suffered only minor injuries and did not require medical assistance.

The information was turned over to the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board for follow-up.

 

 

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