By Jennifer McRae

DELTA COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– A pilot was killed in a single-engine bi-plane crash in Delta County. The pilot has been identified as Timothy Friendshuh, 55.

The crash happened about 8 a.m. Friday.

(credit: Delta County)

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The plane crashed about 10 miles northeast of Delta in southwestern Colorado.

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The Delta County Sheriff’s Office was able to locate the wreckage in an area with rugged terrain. The pilot was the only person onboard the plane when it crashed.

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The FAA is investigating what caused the plane to crash.

Jennifer McRae