A Gem Air Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, which was carrying freight, crashed onto the roof of a potato processing factory in Idaho, the United States on April 13, 2022.
The airplane, registered as N928JP, took off from Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) and on its final approach to runway 20 at Burley Municipal Airport (BYI) crashed onto the roof of a Gem State potato processing plant, according to media reports.
Gem Air on ops for UPS Cessna C208 Caravan (N928JP, built 2013) crashed onto the roof on a potato processing plant on short final approach to runway 20 at Burley Mun. AP, ID. The condition of the pilot is unclear at present.https://t.co/FmygAdncHvhttps://t.co/YOUd5sJOhM pic.twitter.com/QAMvrEBN56— JACDEC (@JacdecNew) April 13, 2022
Reports suggest that the pilot did not survive the crash. He was the sole occupant of the aircraft.
AeroTime has asked Gem Air and Gem State Processing for a comment.