The Hawaii State Department of Transportation issued a statement saying flights have resumed at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.
According to Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor, a “Hawker Hunter jet went down in the ocean around 2:25 p.m. after taking off. The plane went down about 3.5 miles south of Runway 8R.”
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Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam spokesperson Chuck Anthony said the pilot of the small plane was picked up by the Coast Guard about 5 miles off the coast of Sand Island. The pilot’s condition is not known at this time.