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Aviation community mourns 2 longtime pilots who died in plane crash at Dillingham Airfield

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Video by Cindy Ellen Russell
As federal authorities begin investigating Saturday morning's deadly crash near Dillingham Airfield, those who knew the two men in the plane have started paying tribute to the pair, whom they call experienced pilots and important members of Hawaii's aviation community.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Karen Oliveira-Spofford, a pilot, visited the gate at the Dillingham Field Glider Port on Sunday to pay her respects to family friends Rick Rogers and Bill Enoka, who died Saturday in the crash of a single-engine Cessna Ector 305A.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

Karen Oliveira-Spofford, a pilot, visited the gate at the Dillingham Field Glider Port on Sunday to pay her respects to family friends Rick Rogers and Bill Enoka, who died Saturday in the crash of a single-engine Cessna Ector 305A.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Karen Oliveira-Spofford, a pilot, visited the gate at the Dillingham Field Glider Port on Sunday to pay her respects to family friends Rick Rogers and Bill Enoka, who died Saturday in the crash of a single-engine Cessna Ector 305A.