Two Pipe Creek Township firefighters killed in Grant Co. plane crash

WRTVPublished: April 3, 2018
Published: April 3, 2018

Two firefighters from Madison County were killed after two small planes crashed at an airport in Grant County Monday evening. The crash happened just after 5 p.m. at the Marion Municipal Airport off State Road 9 in Marion.  Grant County Coroner Chris Butche says a smaller plane clipped a larger plane that was landing. The smaller plane then crashed and caught fire, killing the pilot and a passenger.  Butche identified the victims as pilot Kyle Hibst, 31,  and David Wittkamper, 31. Both men are from Elwood and were members of the Pipe Creek Township Volunteer Fire Department.

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