Just a heads up for anyone heading to Ruby/HT/WW. "partially submerged in the river"
WESTWATER, Utah (KKCO/KJCT) -- A rescue effort is underway after a single-engine plane crashed in the Colorado River, along the Colorado/Utah border.
Initial calls came in around 1:00 p.m. Tuesday. In a Facebook post, the Mesa County Sheriff's Office said preliminary reports indicate the 59-year-old solo pilot is conscious and breathing but suffered injuries.
A rafter in the area was able to help the pilot. Rescue operations are being set up at the Westwater Boat Ramp.
The plane is believed to be a Kitfox aircraft and is reportedly partially submerged in the river, according to the Sheriff's Office.
This story will be updated as additional informaiton comes in.