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Pilot and passengers survive helicopter crash near Sacred Falls

  • Video by Craig T. Kojima / ckojima@staradvertiser.com

    A helicopter under contract to the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife crashed on Tuesday in a gully near Sacred Falls.

  • COURTESY DLNR

    A state employee who was among the passengers said the chopper nearly made it to a clearing but ended up crashing into trees.

  • COURTESY DLNR

    A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman identified the helicopter as a Hughes 369E registered to Kailua- Kona-based K&S Helicopters Inc., which operates Paradise Helicopters with locations across the state.

A pilot and three passengers walked away from a helicopter that lost power and crashed Tuesday morning in a gully in a remote section of Sacred Falls State Park in Hauula. Read more

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