- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: April 28, 1982
Time: 21:34
Location: Hakalau, Hawaii
Operator: Air Taxi
Flight #: ?
Route: Hilo, HI - Honalulu, HI
AC Type: Beechcraft E18S
Registration: N6911
cn / ln: BA-445
Aboard: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft departed Hilo on the last leg of a 3rd flight. A few minutes after takeoff, the pilot called the tower to ask for a return and indicated he had a difficulty. No further transmission was made. Witnesses heard intermittent engine sputtering and then the whine of a high speed dive. The aircraft impacted in a sugar cane field at a steep angle. Reason for occurrence undetermined.
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