Weiser Airport Manager Injured in Boise Plane Crash
BOISE, Idaho (KTVB) --
A Weiser city official confirmed Jim Metzger was flying the plane. He was the only person on board. The FAA and NTSB are investigating the cause of the crash. A Boise Airport spokesperson says the pilot was landing when the plane banked right before crashing on the northern side of the airfield. Metzger was taken to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, where he is listed in critical condition.
Family members tell us the 63-year-old has already been through one surgery and he has a long road ahead. "We just all wish him the best and hope he gets healed up fast," added Marvin.