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Owner of crashed Molokai plane linked to 2006 incident

By Leila Fujimori

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 06, 2014

~~<p>The co-founder of a casket company that owns a small plane that crashed last week on a private Molokai airstrip also owned a tour company fined $50,000 by the Federal Aviation Administration after a 2006 critical crash in the same location involving the same make and model plane.</p>
<p>John Weiser Jr., whose company Tora Flight Adventures was penalized in 2007 by the FAA for transporting tourists in small airplanes from Honolulu to Panda Ranch on Molokai's West End without proper certification, also co-founded Affordable Casket Outlet LLC, the registered owner of the plane that crashed Feb. 27.</p>
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The co-founder of a casket company that owns a small plane that crashed last week on a private Molokai airstrip also owned a tour company fined $50,000 by the Federal Aviation Administration after a 2006 critical crash in the same location involving the same make and model plane.

John Weiser Jr., whose company Tora Flight Adventures was penalized in 2007 by the FAA for transporting tourists in small airplanes from Honolulu to Panda Ranch on Molokai's West End without proper certification, also co-founded Affordable Casket Outlet LLC, the registered owner of the plane that crashed Feb. 27. Login for more...



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