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Report Points to Engine Trouble in Fatal Crash

Report Points to Engine Trouble in Fatal Crash

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(KSL News) -- A preliminary report by federal investigators points to engine problems as the possible cause of a fatal plane crash this month in Spanish Fork Canyon.

The report from the National Transportation Safety Board indicates the pilot had reported what he called a "rough-running engine." Three minutes later, he reported smoke in the cockpit.

Craig Webster from Seattle crashed moments after that and did not survive the crash.

The NTSB report is not final and does not determine an exact cause of the crash.

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