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Mokulele Plane Skids Off Runway at Kapalua, Maui

August 18, 2019, 1:33 PM HST
* Updated August 19, 8:52 AM
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Mokulele plane skids off runway at Kapalua.
8.18.19. Photo credit: Aimee N RJ Abo

A Mokulele plane skidded off the runway in Kapalua late Sunday morning, according to information released by the airline.

Airline officials issued a message saying, “Mokulele is grateful that all passengers and crew escaped injury.”

All passengers at Kapalua who had ensuing Mokulele flights were being re-accommodated within the first couple hours of the incident, and by 4 p.m., all Mokulele flights were to resume on-time operations.

“Mokulele is in its 25th year of service to the islands and is proud to continue the best safety record of all Hawaiʻi-based airlines,” airline officials said.

The airline currently operates 106-peak day departures in the islands.

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The cause of the incident was not immediately available.

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