Father and son survive plane crash near Hayden

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on May 14, 2014 at 5:51 PM

Updated Friday, May 16 at 10:02 AM

KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho—Authorities were on the scene of a small two-seat float plane crash near the Coeur d'Alene Airport on Wednesday night.

Employees at the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office said the call came in about the emergency at 5:18 p.m.

Officials said there were no injuries in the crash. They added a father and son were the only occupants onboard the plane. The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office identified the father and pilot as 73-year-old Terry Holman from Spokane. His son, the passenger, was identified as 28-year-old Brian Holman from Arizona.

Officials said the duo were on approach to land when the plane's engine stalled. Officials added the plane clipped heavy machinery before ending on the ground.

Officials said the pilot had been flying since the 1960s. They said he did not have any prior incidents.

The FAA and NTSB were headed to the scene of the crash for an investigation on Wednesday night.

 

 



 

 

 

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