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No injuries reported after plane carrying 5 people crashes in Hurricane

By Jacob Klopfenstein, | Posted - Oct. 21, 2018 at 3:55 p.m.

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HURRICANE — A small plane carrying five people from Hurricane to Salt Lake City went down in a residential area Sunday, but no injuries have been reported, authorities say.

The crash took place near 1000 S. 920 West in Hurricane about 1:30 p.m. Sunday, according to St. George emergency dispatchers.

The pilot of the Piper PA-46-350P plane reported engine trouble and crashed in a residential area, according to Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer. There were no “ground injuries” reported, according to Kenitzer.

Further details about the crash were not immediately available Sunday afternoon. Kenitzer said the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board will be investigating the crash.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.


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