Man Dies Aboard Hilo-Bound Flight
A man died Wednesday night aboard United Airlines Flight 1004, which was headed to Hilo from Los Angeles, Calif.
A Hawai’i State Department of Transportation spokesperson confirmed with Big Island Now that the man was in his 40’s and died while the flight was en-route to Hilo.
The flight took off from Los Angeles International Airport at 5:18 p.m. Pacific time and arrived at 7:18 p.m. Hawai’i time in Hilo, according to flight tracking website FlightAware.
Additional information was not available from DOT, and a United Airlines spokesperson was not immediately available for comment.