Quantcast
  

Tuesday, April 15, 2014         

TO ACCESS SUBSCRIBER CONTENT:
Current Print Subscribers
ACTIVATE account
- OR -
LOGIN or SUBSCRIBE
for full digital access

Pilot, high risk blamed in crash

There is an accepted higher hazard flying the MC-12W Liberty, the military reports

By William Cole

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 23, 2014

~~<p>An investigation into the fatal crash of a military plane that killed a Kailua man last April in Afghan&shy;istan points to pilot inexperience and an accepted greater risk in flying the high-demand surveillance aircraft.</p>
<p>The report comes as the family of another Kailua man &mdash; killed in Afghan&shy;istan in a similar aircraft &mdash; prepares for the return of his body today.</p>
~~

An investigation into the fatal crash of a military plane that killed a Kailua man last April in Afghan­istan points to pilot inexperience and an accepted greater risk in flying the high-demand surveillance aircraft.

The report comes as the family of another Kailua man — killed in Afghan­istan in a similar aircraft — prepares for the return of his body today. Login for more...



Login or sign up below for the complete story

Print Subscribers
ACTIVATION
Current print subscribers, activate your premium content account for unlimited online access & commenting
New Subscribers
Find subscription offers in your area and choose the package that suits your reading preferences.

14-DAY PASS
14 day premium online access and commenting ability on StarAdvertiser.com