Small plane crashes into home in Roy

ROY, Utah (AP) — A small plane has crashed in a neighborhood in Roy, Utah, setting at least two homes on fire. KSL-TV reports that the pilot was the only person in the plane, and he was injured in the crash. It was unknown whether anyone on the ground was hurt or killed. The crash happened Sunday evening near the Ogden-Hinckley Airport in Roy, about 30 miles north of Salt Lake City. Resident Gary Cox tells KSL-TV that he helped pull the pilot from the plane. He says the pilot was confused and badly burned but was able to answer questions. The pilot confirmed he was the only person on board. The station reports that at least two homes in the neighborhood are on fire, and that fire crews are asking residents to evacuate to a church. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that dispatchers didn’t immediately know what type of plane it was or why it crashed.

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