2 dead, 5 injured after plane plunges into lake at Arizona-Utah border

PAGE, Ariz. — Two people have died and five others have been injured after a plane plunged into a lake at the Arizona-Utah border over the weekend.

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According to The Associated Press, a pilot of a single-engine Cessna 207 plane on Saturday reported an engine problem. Moments later, it plunged into Lake Powell National Park, which is near Page, Arizona.

The plane had seven people on board when it fell into the lake following the crash, according to the AP. Three people are in serious condition and two others had minor injuries, Federal Aviation Administration officials told the AP in a statement.

The National Transportation Board will be investigating the cause of the crash, according to the AP. The two people who died have not yet been identified.

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