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UPDATE: Single Engine Plane Crashes at Hilo Airport

April 14, 2015, 2:59 PM HST
* Updated April 14, 4:22 PM
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*** Update to story made at 4:19 p.m. to include information from Hilo Hospital officials. ***

Two people are in critical condition, and one is in stable condition at Hilo Hospital, according to hospital officials.

*** Original story posted at 2:59 p.m. ***

A private single-engine Cessna plane crashed at Hilo International Airport, according to Department of Transportation officials.  The incident occurred around 2 p.m.

Two men and a woman were injured in the crash and taken to the hospital by paramedics.

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Hilo airport rescue and firefighters responded to the scene and secured the area by 2:20 p.m.

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According to officials, there will be no flight delays or cancellations at Hilo Airport.  All flight operations are continuing as usual.

 

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