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(Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune) A plane crashed Tuesday near Elberta. The pilot and passenger both survived the crash.
Plane crashes near Redwood Road in Utah County

By Janelle Stecklein

| The Salt Lake Tribune

First Published May 01 2012 02:10 pm • Last Updated May 01 2012 11:45 pm

A student pilot and his instructor suffered minor injuries when their plane crashed near the Utah County town of Elberta Tuesday.

The pair were practicing stall maneuvers when the privately owned plane lost power, according to the Utah County Sheriff’s Office.

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The instructor attempted to land about 18 miles south of Saratoga Springs in a field about a half-mile from State Route 68, also known as Redwood Road. As the plane landed about 1:30 p.m., it caught in the soft dirt and tipped over.

Both the student and instructor sustained non life-threatening injuries, although a medical helicopter transported one person for precautionary treatment.

The FAA was enroute to the scene Tuesday.

jstecklein@sltrib.com

Twitter @sltribjanelle




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