Zenith Zodiac Makes Emergency Landing in Southern Utah
The Zenith Zodiac plane took off from St. George Municipal Airport for Hurricane, with the pilot, Myron Porter, his son-in-law and 4 year old grandson aboard. While they were flying over Hurricane Valley, the aircraft started indicating low fuel. The pilot then decided to make an emergency landing in a grassy field near 869 South 400 West, Hurricane, Utah.
The plane safely landed at about 8:26 a.m. All three passengers remained unharmed. The plane sustained minor damage.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene along with the local police and Hurricane Fire and Rescue officials.