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9 dead after a Beechcraft A90 King Air aircraft crashes near Dillingham Airfield, Mokuleia

9 dead after a Beechcraft A90 King Air aircraft crashes near Dillingham Airfield, Mokuleia
Remnants of an aircraft carrying nine people lies on the ground near a fence that surrounds Dillingham Airfield in Mokuleia, just off Farrington Highway, Friday, June 21, 2019. Nine people on board the twin engine aircraft died Friday night in a crash on Oahu’s North Shore, officials said.Bruce Asato / Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP

A Beechcraft A90 King Air aircraft is reported down in Mokuleia on the north shore of the island of Oahu near Dillingham Airfield (PHDH), Mokuleia, Oahu, Hawaii.

The airplane was partially consumed by the post-impact fire and the nine reported occupants onboard were fatally injured.
The aircraft was reported carrying 2 crew members and 7 passengers when it crashes shortly after takeoff.

The Honolulu Fire Department confirmed reports of a downed King Air twin-engine plane in Mokuleia on Oahu, on Friday, June 21.

The call came in around 6:20 p.m.

HFD says that the aircraft was engulfed in flames when crews arrived on scene

According to the Hawaii Department of Transportation, there were nine passengers on board the aircraft.

They said none of the passengers survived. There’s no word right now on the pilot.

Mayor Kirk Caldwell commented on Twitter about the situation.

Investigators from the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash, the Fire Department said.

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