Fog Blamed for Plane's Troubles

Fog Blamed for Plane's Troubles

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(Salt Lake City-- KSL TV) Fog is being blamed for a small plane crash in Woods Cross last night. The plane was able to make a sucessful landing -- but not before knocking down several power lines.

Police say that the pilot of the plane was attempting to land at the Skypark airport shortly before 9 p.m. when he got lost in the fog.

The aircraft then hit power lines, shearing off the front landing gear and knocking out power to hundreds of Woods Cross residents.

Jim Rampton of the South Davis Fire District says, "the fallout from this was pretty extensive, so there's a lot of damage."

Debris was scattered all over the neighborhood, with some pieces causing damage to homes.

According to one resident, "You heard this big bang-- came back here and it's this piece of wood. It ripped the whole door off the house."

The plane was able to make an emergency landing at Hill Air Force Base and neither the pilot nor the passenger were injured.

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