Hawaii plane crash: Plane carrying skydivers crashes in Oahu – nine dead

Hawaii plane crash: Plane carrying skydivers crashes in Oahu – nine dead

There appeared to be no survivors after the twin-engine King Air plane went down near Dillingham Airfield, the Hawaii Department of Transportation said.

They tweeted: “With extreme sadness HDOT reports there were 9 souls on board the King Air twin engine plane that went down near Dillingham Airfield with no apparent survivors.”

Pictures show a plume of smoke rising following the horror crash.

An official told Hawaii News Now: “Right now, the initial report is that there were nine souls on board. There’s no survivors.”

The Honolulu Fire Department said they received reports of a plane crash at about 6.30pm yesterday.

The cause of the crash was not immediately clear.

Officials earlier reported that six people were on board the plane.

More to follow.

Published at Sat, 22 Jun 2019 07:27:00 +0000