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Only minor injuries reported in small plane crash at Spanish Fork airport

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Posted at 3:20 PM, Mar 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-26 18:59:22-04

SPANISH FORK, Utah — A small airplane crashed while attempting to land at the Spanish Fork Municipal Airport Saturday, but the occupants were not seriously injured.

According to Spanish Fork Police, the single-engine plane was landing on the runway when it got caught in crosswinds. It went off the runway and into a ditch, where it flipped over.

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The two occupants, both men in their early 20s, were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

The plane had originally taken off from the same airport where it was attempting to land.

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Police alerted the Federal Aviation Administration of the crash, but it is not yet known if they will conduct an investigation.