Airplane pilot and student practicing engine failure drills experience engine failure
Aug 23, 2023, 11:52 AM | Updated: 5:36 pm
(Utah County Sheriff's office)
PROVO, Utah — The Utah County Sheriff’s Office said a small plane lost power and crashed on Wednesday morning near Allens Ranch Road south of Cedar Valley.
Sgt. Spencer Cannon said there were two people on board at the time of the crash. But neither the instructor pilot nor the student was injured.
@Utah County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a plane crash that occurred at about 8:40 this morning near the south end of Cedar Valley near Allens Ranch Rd. Two occupants. No reported injuries. Details to follow. I’ll be there about 12:15. @FAANews @NTSB pic.twitter.com/dsXrYn4eYp
— Spencer Cannon (@SGTCannonPIO) August 23, 2023
Cannon said the plane was a single-engine Diamond Aircraft, DA20-C1. The two occupants were reportedly practicing engine failure drills, when they had an actual engine failure.
The airplane sustained minor damage.
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