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Pilot sustains minor injuries after single-engine Cessna flips over at Kahului Airport

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Normal operations at Kahului Airport have resumed Tuesday morning after state crews removed a single-engine Cessna that flipped over near the runway at Kahului Airport, according to the Hawaii Department of Transportation.

According to preliminary information from the Federal Aviation Administration, the fixed-wing, single-engine Cessna 172N veered off the runway after landing on Runway 2 and flipped over at about 9:30 a.m.

Tim Sakahara, spokesman for the state transportation department, said the pilot sustained non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The pilot was the sole occupant aboard the Cessna. It was not immediately clear what caused the small aircraft to flip over.

An aircraft with the tail number N738DB is registered to Fly Maui LLC, according to FAA records.

It was not immediately clear what caused the plane to veer off the runway and flip over. The FAA is investigating.

All scheduled departures and arrivals at Kahului Airport were temporarily delayed until state crews removed the Cessna from the airport at about 11 a.m.

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