USHawaii plane crashes while on a skydiving excursion, killing all nine aboard
Intersection where officer was killed has more crashes than almost any other in Milwaukee
The intersection of 60th Street and Capitol Drive, where an off-duty Milwaukee police officer was killed early Tuesday morning, is one of the most dangerous in the city.
A small plane crashed while on a skydiving excursion in Oahu and erupted into flames, killing all nine people aboard, Hawaii authorities said.
The King Air twin-engine plane went down Friday evening near Dillingham Airfield with no apparent survivors, the Hawaii Department of Transportation
It was on a skydiving excursion when it crashed, Honolulu Fire Department Chief Manuel P. Neves said.
Skydiving plane in Hawaii crash had scary 2016 mishap
A skydiving plane that crashed in Hawaii, killing 11 people, was involved in a terrifying midair incident three years ago in Northern California that prompted the 14 skydivers aboard to jump earlier than planned to safety, according to government investigative records.
When firefighters arrived, the plane was engulfed in flames and they worked to extinguish them. Witnesses saw the plane coming inbound before it went down onto a fence line, away from the runway, Neves said.
"This is the most tragic aircraft incident that we had. We had some helicopters with the military but this is a civilian plane that went down and with that many people on board," Neves told CNN affiliate KGMB.
The names of the passengers have not been released. Some family members were at the airfield when the plane went down, Neves said.
"I am closely following the tragic developments out of Dillingham Airfield this evening. At this time our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the victims," Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell
The Federal Aviation Administration will be taking over the investigation.
The airfield is a general aviation airport operated by the department under a 25-year lease from the US Army, Hawaii's governmentsays. The state leases 272 acres of the 650-acre Dillingham Military Reservation and operates the single 5,000-foot runway primarily for commercial glider and sky diving operations.
This is an ongoing story. More updates to come.
Family of 4 among 10 killed in fiery plane crash.
A twin-engine prop plane crashed into an empty hangar at an airport near Dallas.
Hawaii Plane Crash Caught on Tape | Good Morning America | ABC News
Watch the exclusive video of a small passenger plane making a crash landing on water on the way to Hawaii -- caught on tape using a GoPro. Luckily, all ...
Five People Killed in Hawaii Plane Crash
According to Hawaii officials, a small plane crashed on Monday morning near the island of Kauai, killing all five people aboard. A county statement said that the ...