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Irishman killed in plane crash in Hawaii

By Geraldine Gittens

Published 25/05/2016

The crash occurred on Kauai, Hawaii.
The crash occurred on Kauai, Hawaii.

An Irishman has died in a plane crash in Hawaii.

The man was among five people on board who were all killed in the crash on Monday.

It is understood that the man was a pilot on a skydiving plane, a single-engine Cessna 182H, and the crash occurred on the island of Kauai at around 9.30am local time.

The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that it is providing consular assistance to the family.

The cause of the crash is as yet unknown. The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating the incident.

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