Schatz Statement On Aircraft Crash At Dillingham Airfield

HONOLULU – Today, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) released the following statement on the tragic aircraft crash at Dillingham Airfield.

“Our hearts are with those affected by today’s tragic accident. It has become clear that Dillingham Airfield cannot continue to operate safely. Our obligation is to keep people safe, and the only way to do that is to keep the airfield closed. I urge the FAA and HDOT to shut down the airfield until they can guarantee safety of operations at Dillingham.”

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