June 15, Salt Lake City, Utah / Cessna 175


At 2012 mountain time, a Cessna 175 ditched into the Great Salt Lake after losing engine power. The pilot and one passenger suffered minor injuries; the other passenger was uninjured. When the airplane lost power, the pilot transmitted in the blind that he was going down. The Civil Air Patrol and local sheriffs office were notified, and the three occupants were found swimming in the lake near the submerged airplane.


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