A family of six – visiting from Illinois – and their pilot are all safe after a “hard landing” this morning in a tour helicopter near Waihe’e Stream along North Maui.
Maui first responders from Wailuku and Kahului along with Air-1 were dispatched to the scene of an incident at 9:51 a.m. A Sunshine Helicopters craft experienced a hard landing in a pasture. All on board were reported safe and none needed medical attention.
The craft experienced some sort of mechanical malfunction. The family is visiting from Bellevue, IL.