Pilot dies in Utah plane crash

by nph | February 28th, 2011

February 28, 2011

A pilot died as a result of a Utah plane crash, The Spectrum reports.

The pilot had reported having engine trouble shortly before the Utah plane crash. Weather may have been to blame, but federal officials are still looking into the cause of the Utah plane crash.

The plane that crashed was a single-engine Lancair and was classified as an amateur built experimental aircraft, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

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