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Pilot walks away from small plane crash near Utah-Colorado border with minor injuries

A small airplane crashed on the bank of the Colorado River Saturday near the Utah-Colorado border
A small airplane crashed on the bank of the Colorado River Saturday near the Utah-Colorado border
A small airplane crashed on the bank of the Colorado River Saturday near the Utah-Colorado border
A small airplane crashed on the bank of the Colorado River Saturday near the Utah-Colorado border
A small airplane crashed on the bank of the Colorado River Saturday near the Utah-Colorado border
A small airplane crashed on the bank of the Colorado River Saturday near the Utah-Colorado border
Posted at 4:26 PM, Mar 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-08 18:32:53-04

A pilot flying a small plane crashed on the bank of the Colorado River Saturday morning near the Utah-Colorado border.

The 2-seater Cub plane was flying from Moab to Grand Junction, Colorado, according to the Mesa County Sheriff's Office.

The pilot, a 37-year-old man from Grand Junction, landed upside down partially in the river in Knowles Canyon. Rescue crews responded, but the pilot sustained only minor injuries.