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Oahu, also known as "The Gathering Place", is the third-largest of the Hawaiian Islands. It is home to roughly one million people—about two-thirds of the population of the U.S. state of Hawaii. The island lies within Honolulu County and the state capital, Honolulu, is on Oahu's southeast coast.
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Skydiving plane in Hawaii crash that killed 11 was involved in prior incidentOfficials in Hawaii are investigating how a skydiving plane crashed, killing all 11 people on board. It happened Friday just after takeoff on the island of Oahu. The same plane was involved in another..
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Nine people killed in Hawaii plane crash"All nine people aboard a twin-engine plane were killed when their aircraft went down near Dillingham Airfield on the north shore of the island of Oahu. The plane burst into flames when it hit the..
Hawaii Plane Crash Kills 9, Officials SayThe twin-engine plane crashed on Friday night on Oahu’s North Shore, said a spokesman for the state transportation department.
At least 9 killed after aircraft crashes in Hawaii, authorities sayThe Hawaii Department of Transportation says nine were aboard the aircraft when it went down near Dillingham Airfield in the northwest corner of Oahu.