Officials identify 2 men killed in plane crash in San Juan County

Undated photo of a small airplane that was reported missing near Moab, Utah on June 30, 2019 | Photo courtesy of Grand County Sheriff's Office, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — The bodies of two men whose small aircraft was reported missing Sunday afternoon were found Monday morning in the wreckage of the plane.

Authorities identified the men killed as Kevin Carroll, 53, of Moab, and Jay Camberlango, 42, of Lindon.

Air searchers spotted the wreckage in a canyon in the northern portion of San Juan County shortly before 8 a.m., according to a statement posted on the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office’s Facebook page. Responders subsequently hiked to the crash site and confirmed the deaths.

Officials from Grand County, San Juan County and Utah Department of Public Safety, along with volunteers with the Civil Air Patrol, assisted in the search, which was initiated on Sunday afternoon when the plane did not return as scheduled from a morning flight.

Read more: Authorities confirm plane reported missing near Moab has been located

Carroll Drilling Co. of Moab is listed as the registered owner of the red and white fixed-wing Carbon Cub, which is classified as an experimental aircraft.

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