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Victims identified in Kauai light aircraft crash

(Source: Chris Jensen) (Source: Chris Jensen)
(Source: Chris Jensen) (Source: Chris Jensen)

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The two victims who died in Tuesday's light aircraft crash off Honopu Beach have been identified.

According to the Kauai police, the pilot was identified as 48-year-old Steve Sprague of Kalaheo. The passenger was identified as 53-year-old Ray Foreman of Vista, Calif.

Crews have removed the aircraft wreckage and taken it to a church in Hanalei.

The Federal Aviation Administration believes the aircraft is a P&M Aviation Pegasus Quik.

Witnesses aboard a nearby catamaran said they heard a loud pop before the aircraft lost control and plunged into the ocean.

Video courtesy Chris Jensen.

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