Search Ends For Possibly Crashed Airplane In Daggett County

by | May 30, 2023 | Featured Stories, News | 0 comments

The search for a possible airplane crash in Daggett County has ended for now. On Saturday evening, Daggett County Sheriff’s Office reported that a search and rescue operation was underway for a possible crash in the area of Bowden Draw. “The initial report was intercepted on a handheld radio in Vernal and was confirmed by a commercial airline flying over the area,” shares the Sheriff’s Office. Uintah County Sheriff’s Office and Search and Rescue assisted Daggett County Sheriff’s Office and Search and Rescue with the Department of Public Safety helicopter and Civil Air Patrol assisting as well. There was no confirmation of occupants or injuries and no report of any aircraft not returning to local airports. On Sunday, Daggett County Sheriff Erik Bailey announced that “after searching for the day with ground and air crews, it was determined that all avenues were currently exhausted. The Sheriff’s Office has not received any missing airplane or persons reports and… have decided to stop all searches until further information is available.”  

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