Plane Crashes Into Heyburn Factory
HEYBURN, Idaho (KLIX)-Emergency crews responded to a plane crash Wednesday morning at a Heyburn food processing factory. Images shared online by Kurt Wilcox show an airplane atop the Gem State Processing facility in Heyburn Wednesday morning. According to the City of Heyburn, Heyburn Police with assistance from the Minidoka and Cassia county sheriff's offices responded at around 8:36 a.m. Minidoka County Fire Protection District, North Cassia Fire, and Burley Fire also arrived on scene. The pilot was killed in the crash. No one at the Gem State facility was injured. Information on flightware.com shows the aircraft had taken off from Salt Lake City, Utah at around 7 a.m. and arrived at the Burley airport at just after 8:30 a.m. Online information also shows the aircraft was a single-engine Cessna Caravan. The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the cause of the crash.