Plane crashes on ridge near Hailey
Passengers injured, aircraft damaged
Photo courtesy of Sgt. Jamie Shaw, Blaine County Sheriff’s Office.
A Piper Turbo Lance II crashed on a ridgeline above Water Gulch on Tuesday night, injuring its two passengers. The Blaine County Sheriff’s Office reports that the crash was caused by a malfunctioning autopilot, though the case is still under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration.