One dead, one hurt in plane crash at Eagle County airport

5th June, 2015 by

By Randy Wyrick

GYPSUM – A small experimental plane crashed into the front of a hangar at the Eagle County airport Friday afternoon, killing one person and injuring another.The plane, a Rebel experimental aircraft, was headed east when it touched down on the runway, about 4:50 p.m. Friday, witnesses said.Witnesses said after the plane touched down, it went into the air again and veered to its right about 1,000 feet south of the runway, where it crashed into the front of the Vail Valley Jet Center’s hangar number 4, just above the massive front doors.Witnesses said they could hear the plane’s engine struggle …

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