Plane Crash Near Park Valley

On February 2nd, 2016, there was a mysterious plane crash in the remote desert southwest of Park Valley. The abandoned and empty plane was discovered by Tom Austin, a hunter, who contacted the sheriff’s office. When a detective contacted the FAA, they were informed the crash had already been reported and both passengers were fine.

Many questions about the crash, such as why they were attempting to land in a remote field and why the police were not contacted, have not been addressed.

Further information can be found on and at the Box Elder News Journal.


Photo by Stuart Johnson, Desert News, KSL Chopper 5