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Plane Crash in Hawaii Leaves 5 Dead

Four of the victims were pronounced dead at the crash site and a fifth died in a local hospital

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    Plane Crash in Hawaii Leaves 5 Dead
    Kauai County via AP
    Emergency response vehicles near the site of a plane crash in Hanapepe, Hawaii, on Monday, May 23, 2016. All five people aboard a small plane died in a fiery crash on Kauai, officials said.

    Five people died Monday morning in a small plane that crashed in Hawaii, NBC News reported.

    The plane was carrying four skydivers and the pilot. Four of the victims were pronounced dead at the crash site, in an open field near Port Allen airport on Kauai, state and local officials said.

    A fifth person was transported to a local hospital, where he later died.

    NBC affiliate KHNL identified the plane's operator as Skydive Kauai. A message seeking comment was not immediately returned.