The Olympian

The Associated Press

NMPA, Idaho – A small plane has crashed at the Nampa Airport in western Idaho.

Details of the Thursday morning crash are still sketchy, but Nampa police say that the pilot – thought to be a local resident – was killed.

Police say the aircraft had just undergone repair work and was being tested around 10 a.m. when it took off from the runway, lost power and crashed.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.