No injuries reported in a helicopter crash in Wasatch County
Wasatch County Search and Rescue responded to a call Saturday afternoon that a helicopter had crashed just above Midway. Both the pilot and passenger were able to hike most of the way out.
According to Wasatch County Search and Rescue, the 911 call came in just before 1 p.m. Saturday. The SAR team was deployed to the area to assist. They met the pilot and passenger on their way down from the Pine Canyon area. Rescuers reported both were “good shape."
The Wasatch County Sheriff's Office released a statement Sunday evening, saying the helicopter was from the Utah State University flight school and the occupants were practicing landings. The pilot misread the crosswind, causing the aircraft to crash.