- Associated Press - Monday, June 23, 2014

EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah (AP) - A man who was flying a glider-style aircraft south of Salt Lake City has died in a crash at Cedar Valley Airport.

The victim has been identified as 60-year-old Jeff Knell of Salt Lake City.

Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Cole Christensen says he went down about 2:20 p.m. Sunday at the airport near Eagle Mountain.

He told KSL-TV (https://tinyurl.com/jwfrbwa) Knell was an experienced flyer in the non-motorized plane and was familiar with the airport.

He says three witnesses reported he appeared to have some trouble in flight before the crash.


Information from: KSL-TV, https://www.ksl.com/



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