Small plane carrying six passengers crashed into a home’s backyard in Utah

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BREAKING: Small plane carrying six passengers crashed into a home in Utah

  • A small airplane crashed into a resident’s backyard in West Jordan, Utah, on Saturday afternoon
  • The plane was carrying six passengers whose conditions have not been disclosed
  • One person inside the home at the time of the crash was injured, as were an unknown number of others
  • The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash 

 Multiple people are injured after a small airplane crashed into a backyard in a residential Utah neighborhood Saturday afternoon.

The Federal Aviation Administration told Fox 13 that a Piper PA-32 plane with six passengers aboard crashed into a resident’s backyard in West Jordan. 

One person who was inside the home at the time sustained injuries, but the extent is unknown.

The condition of the six passengers has not been disclosed, but authorities said there may be fatalities. 

The horrifying crash caused the home to catch fire, and a total of three homes were damaged in the incident. 

It’s unclear what caused the plane crash, as well as if it was a technical or human error.

The aircraft had taken off from the South Valley Regional Airport and went down just two miles away around 1:30pm.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are currently investigating. 

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