Single-engine plane flips over while landing at Lānaʻi Airport

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — A single-engine aircraft flipped over as it was landing at the Lānaʻi Airport shortly before 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 1, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said.

FAA officials reported that the plane was a Cessna 172 and only the pilot was aboard at the time of the incident.

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The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) says the female pilot was uninjured. Maui County officials say the pilot was in training and was able to exit the plane without assistance.

HDOT officials confirmed the landing did not affect the condition of the runway and airport operations will not be impacted. Officials say the aircraft slid off the runway before flipping over.

The investigation is ongoing.

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