Two Men Rescued From Mountain After Helicopter Engine Freezes

Utah County Search and Rescue Helicopter
A man who died after falling 40 feet in Washington County's Yankee Doodle Canyon Wednesday afternoon has been identified. Photo Courtesy: Utah County Search and Resuce

TOOELE COUNTY, UTAH – November 18, 2015 (Gephardt Daily) ─ Two men were rescued from a Tooele County mountain top after spending Tuesday night in freezing weather.

According to Tooele County Sheriff, the two men flew to the top west side of Oquirrah mountain to service a tower when bad weather moved in.

Temperatures reached nearly 15 degrees and the men told deputies the engine on their helicopter had froze up while they were working on the tower.

The two were rescued after the weather eased up, allowing searchers to reach the men. Neither man was injured.


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