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One hurt in Cedar Valley ultralight crash
First Published May 17 2012 01:18 pm • Last Updated May 18 2012 04:46 pm

A man suffered neck and back injuries when his ultralight aircraft crashed late Thursday morning in Utah County.

Utah County Sheriff’s Lt. Eric McDowell said the single-prop aircraft had been airborne about 20-30 minutes when the pilot, described as a man in his 50s, attempted to land at Cedar Valley Airport near Eagle Mountain, about 30 miles northwest of Provo.

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"We’re still investigating what caused him to crash, but either a crosswind or mechanical problems ended up with him flipping over [on landing]. He was complaining of neck and back pain and he was flown by helicopter to University Hospital in Salt Lake City,"McDowell said, but was in stable condition.

Neither the identity of the pilot nor his condition was immediately released.


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