Father, son survive single-engine plane crash near Lihue Airport
LIHUE (HawaiiNewsNow) - A father and son were in serious but stable condition Thursday following a single-engine plane crash near Kauai’s Lihue Airport.
Authorities said the Beechcraft BE77 crashed about 12:10 p.m.
Multiple agencies responded, including Kauai police and firefighters.
Upon arrival, officials said the two already crawled out from the wreckage.
Witnesses said the plane came down shortly after takeoff. The two people onboard were treated on scene transported to Wilcox Medical Center.
A state Transportation Department spokesperson said the crash was not impacting other flights.
The Federal Aviation Administration was alerted and is investigating along with NTSB.
This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.
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