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Pilot reports Molokai plane crash days after incident

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A small plane crashed on Molokai last week Thursday, February 27, but no one -- including emergency responders -- learned about it until this week.

Police and fire departments did not respond to the scene because the pilot, who asked to remain anonymous, didn't think it was a big deal.  He tells Hawaii News Now that he hit a strong gust of wind, which pushed the twin-engine Partenavia into some trees.

The pilot was then forced to make a hard landing near the remote Panda Airport off Pohakuloa Road.

Fortunately, he walked away unharmed and says the damage is easily fixed. 


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