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Police say Duane Youd flew a small plane into his own house early Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, just hours after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife in a nearby canyon where the couple went to talk over their problems. Youd, died in the crash. His wife and a child who were in the home got out and survived despite the front part the two-story house being engulfed in flames, Payson police Sgt. Noemi Sandoval said. (Utah County Sheriff’s Office)

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Police: Man flies plane into his home after fight with wife

A Utah man flew a small plane into his own house early Monday just hours after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife in a nearby canyon where the couple went to talk over their problems, authorities said.