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Honolulu Ocean Safety Responds to Downed Helicopter

October 28, 2023

On Saturday, October 28th, just after 10:00 a.m., Honolulu Ocean Safety responded to a report of a downed helicopter. Lifeguards via jet ski found the aircraft with three uninjured people on a small island off of the Ke'ehi Boat Harbor. Lifeguards via jet ski brought two adults to an Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) boat, which brought them safely to shore. The third person stayed on the island with the helicopter. Ocean Safety has no further information on the cause of this incident.