Small aircraft lands on Waikoloa Road

  • Photo by Justin Correia via Big Island Popo Alert A small plane with two men aboard made an emergency landing on Waikoloa Road and then ran off the road. Neither man was injured, according to reports.

Police say a small aircraft made an emergency landing on Waikoloa Road about a mile south of Waikoloa village at about 10:35 a.m. today.

Two men, a pilot and co-pilot were reportedly aboard the single-engine Cessna 206, owned by William Aerial & Mapping, when the plane lost power. Neither was hurt, police said.

Police say the plane struck a traffic sign, then veered off the roadway and down a 25-foot embankment.

No roads were closed.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.

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