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Weather cameras urged for Hawaii

Rapidly changing conditions have led to several crashes, a federal agency finds

By Gary T. Kubota

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 17, 2013

~~<p>The National Transportation Safety Board is calling for the installation of aviation weather cameras in remote locations in Hawaii following a string of weather-related crashes here since 1997.</p>
<p>The recommendation came about because in a number of incidents reviewed by the board, it was determined that pilots had run into trouble after relying on visual flight rules and then encountered adverse weather conditions over Hawaii's mountainous terrain of volcanos, craters and ridges.</p>
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The National Transportation Safety Board is calling for the installation of aviation weather cameras in remote locations in Hawaii following a string of weather-related crashes here since 1997.

The recommendation came about because in a number of incidents reviewed by the board, it was determined that pilots had run into trouble after relying on visual flight rules and then encountered adverse weather conditions over Hawaii's mountainous terrain of volcanos, craters and ridges. Login for more...



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