Two Dead After Small Plane Crash In Southern Utah

Aug 3, 2020

Two men are dead after a small plane crash in southern Utah. The Deseret News reports the single-engine North American Navion plane went down Sunday morning after hitting a communications tower near a regional airport close to Cedar City. Officials did not immediately release the names of the pilot and passenger, but said they were aged 52 and 63. Investigators are probing why the plane hit the tower. It had come from the Strawberry Valley Estates Airport in Alton, a relatively short distance west of their planned destination, the Cedar City Regional Airport. Officials say the men were were not from the local area.