Airport plane crash victim ID’d as Delta County man

6th June, 2015 by

By Randy Wyrick

GYPSUM — A Delta County man died Friday afternoon when his single-engine experimental plane crashed into the front of a hangar at the Eagle County airport.Karl Hipp, 68, of Crawford, was pronounced dead at the scene, said Kara Bettis, Eagle County coroner.Another person, a female, was injured and taken by ambulance to the Vail Valley Medical Center. Hipp and the woman were the only two in the Rebel aircraft.Hipp owned Balzout Aviation, and operated out of an airport in Delta County. On his Linked-In page, he lists his occupation as “airport bum.”The FAA lists him as a commercial pilot certified …

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