Small plane narrowly misses house during crash landing in Spanish Fork

The two men in the airplane walked away without major injuries.

Spanish Fork City via Fox 13 An airplane made a crash landing in Spanish Fork on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2014, narrowly missing a house.

Spanish Fork • A small airplane made a crash landing Saturday afternoon in Spanish Fork, and both people on board escaped without any major injuries.

Officials with Spanish Fork City said the Piper Saratoga — a single-engine propeller plane — experienced an engine failure while approaching to land at the Spanish Fork Airport.

The pilot reportedly heard the engine sputtering before it failed. Officials said he made a mayday call and tried to land at the airport, but the aircraft didn’t have enough speed or altitude. He landed the plane in an open field, where it skidded across a street, clipped a power line, and came to a stop in the front yard of a house near 500 W. 1000 North.

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