Un testimone chiamato 911 in giro 10 a.m. Saturday and reported seeing a plane crash into the mountain near Powder Mountain Ski Resort in Eden
, il news release said.
Powder Mountain is about 55 miles northeast of Salt Lake City.
Responding units found a single-engine plane had crashed.
One of the men aboard was found dead and the other suffered second- and third-degree burns and was flown to the University of Utah Burn Center, il comunicato stampa ha detto.
The second man had burns to about 60% del suo corpo, Weber Fire District Deputy Chief David Reed told CNN.
The crash sparked a fire that was quickly contained by fire crews, il comunicato stampa ha detto.
“There was still snow up there,” Reed said, adding that helped prevent the fire from spreading.
The plane was a Cessna 172, according to a preliminary statement from Federal Aviation Administration (POCHI) spokesperson Arlene Salac.
The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will investigate the crash, Salac said.