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Helicopter crash kills 3, strews debris over Kailua neighborhood

Nina WuRosemarie Bernardo
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(Video: Rosemarie Bernardo)
A helicopter crashed on the street on Monday, April 29, 2019, in Kailua on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. Lt. Wayne Wong of the Honolulu Police Department provides an update to the media.
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PHOTO VIA MY KAILUA

According to the FAA registry, the crashed helicopter was owned by Novictor Helicopters, the same operator of a Robinson R44 helicopter that crashed onto the Kaneohe Bay sandbar on Oct. 22.

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COURTESY KAILUA RACQUET CLUB

A piece of the copter’s canopy fell on the Kailua Racquet Club.

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JAMES GARRETT / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

A Honolulu Police Department roadblock.

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A vehicle was hit by helicopter debris.

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A piece of the helicopter that landed on a car.

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A section of the crashed helicopter is seen on a driveway off Oneawa Street.

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Investigators examined the wreckage.