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Jet lost power before crash off Waikiki, report says

  • DENNIS ODA / DEC. 2018

    Contract pilot Matt Pothier is pictured with his wife Carri and youngest daughter Abby after he came down in the water about 2 miles south of Kewalo Basin near two parasail boats in Decemeber.

The pilot of a vintage Hawker Hunter fighter that crashed in dramatic fashion off Waikiki on Dec. 12 reported that the jet experienced a loss of power at 500 feet after taking off from Honolulu airport, according to a preliminary report released by the National Transportation Safety Board. Read more

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