UPDATE: Two hospitalized after glider makes emergency landing on Utah beach

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A glider, unable to get enough altitude, had to make an emergency landing on a beach in Yuba State Park in Utah on Sunday. (Diana Polanco)

SUNDAY 7/25/2021 5:15 p.m.

LEVAN, Utah (ABC4) – Authorities say two people have been taken to the hospital after a glider crashed in central Utah.

Chief Deputy Brent Pulver of the Juab County Sheriff’s Office tells ABC4 the glider, unable to get enough altitude, made an emergency landing along the north beach of Yuba Lake near Levan.

The glider then crashed into a fence. Viewer Diana Polanco shared the photos seen in the slideshow below with ABC4 of the scene.

Both people aboard the glider suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to a nearby hospital.

No other details are immediately available.

ORIGINAL STORY: Plane makes emergency landing at Utah state park

SUNDAY 7/25/2021 4:48 p.m.

LEVAN, Utah (ABC4) – Two people are being evaluated by medical crews after a small plane made a rough emergency landing in central Utah.

Emergency authorities tell ABC4 the plane landed on the beach at Yuba State Park.

Two people were on board and received minor injuries.

Yuba State Park is located along Yuba Lake in Juab County, about 10.5 miles north-northeast of Scipio.

This is a developing story; ABC4 will provide updates as they become available.

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