Plane goes down near Halawa Falls, Moloka’i

Maui Fire Department units: Engine 4, Engine 9, Engine 12, and Rescue 10 aboard Air 1 responded to a report of a Cessna type aircraft down on the island of Molokai near Halawa Falls at the 3000 ft elevation. They were confirmed 4 people on-board. Maui Medevac also had 1 unit on scene. A Coast Guard aircraft was also dispatched but later cancelled.

Four victims aboard the aircraft were airlifted by MFD Rescue 10 personnel to a landing zone at Pu’u o Hoku Ranch. At that point 3 victims with minor injuries were transported by medics to Molokai General Hospital for further evaluation and treatment. One victim was flown to Maui Memorial Hospital via Maui Medevac in serious condition.

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