- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: October 28, 1989
Time: 18:37
Location: Halawa Point, Molokai, Hawaii
Operator: Aloha Island Air
Flight #: 1712
Route: Kahului, Maui - Kaunakakai, Molokai
AC Type: de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Registration: N707PV
cn / ln: 400
Aboard: 20   (passengers:18  crew:2)
Fatalities: 20   (passengers:18  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft collided with terrain near Halawa Bay, Molokai, Hawaii, while en route on a scheduled passenger flight from the Kahalui Airport, Maui, to Kaunakakai Airport, Molokai. The decision of the captain to continue flight under visual flight rules at night into instrument meteorological conditions, which obscured rising mountainous terrain. The victims included eight members of Molokai High School's volleyball team and staff.
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