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9 dead in aircraft crash at Dillingham Airfield, officials say

Nine people are dead after a sky dive tour twin engine aircraft crashed in a fiery heap at Dillingham Airfield, Hawaii Department of Transportation officials said tonight.

Some 14 units and 39 personnel were dispatched to Dillingham at 6:24 p.m. and the fire was under control 20 minutes later, fire Capt. Kevin Mokulehua said.

The department’s Air 1 helicopter was also conducting an aerial search of the area to look for debris or any other evidence.

Neves said the debris field was relatively small — about 50 feet by 50 feet.

Source: 9 dead in aircraft crash at Dillingham Airfield, officials say

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