Pilot Suffers Minor Injuries After Small Plane Crash in Tooele County

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah (ABC 4 News) — A pilot suffered minor injuries after a small crash in Toole County Tuesday. 
 
Search and rescue crews were called to look missing plane that was "presumed to have crashed late this afternoon." 
Federal Aviation Administration confirmed the aircraft had one person onboard. 
 
Around 5 p.m., the pilot — contracted to work for the Bureau of Land Management — crashed the Air Tractor 802 plane he was flying in the area of Sheep Rock Mountains, according to the Tooele County Sheriff’s Department.
 
The pilot is a 42-year-old man from Missouri, and told first responders that he was trying to fly the plane over a peak but didn’t have enough power.
 
He suffered a bloody nose and cuts, according to the Sheriff’s office.
 
BLM workers found the downed plane on Pony Express Trail Road in Vernon around 7:30 p.m. 
 
Both Tooele County Sheriff's Office and Juab County Sheriff's Office were involved in the search. 

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