Date: November 10, 2011
Time: 1214
Location: NearKilohana, Molokai, Hawaii
Operator: Blue Hawaiian Helicopter
Flight #: ?
Route: Sightseeing
AC Type: Eurocopter EC-130 B4
Registration: N11QV
cn / ln: 4909
Aboard: 5   (passengers:4  crew:1)
Fatalities: 5   (passengers:4  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The sightseeing helicopter, on a tourist excursion of West Maui and Molokai, slammed into a mountainside and burst into flames while flying in heavy rain and winds. The pilot's failure to maintain clearance from mountainous terrain while operating in marginal weather conditions which resulted in impact of the horizontal stabilizer and lower forward portion of the Fenestron with he ground and or vegetation.

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