Two dead after small plane crashes near Richfield

Posted at 9:44 PM, Jul 15, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-16 12:59:48-04

RICHFIELD, Utah – A single-engine plane crashed in Sevier County killing two people.

A Cirrus SR22 single-engine plane crashed in mountainous terrain under unknown circumstances, Allen Kenitzer with the FAA said.

On Saturday, the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office received a call when a party traveling from California to Aspen, Colo. failed to arrive.

Sheriff Nathan Curtis said they believe the missing party was on the crashed plane. The identities of the victims are not being released at this time.

The NTSB and FAA are investigating the accident to determine a cause of the crash.