UPDATE: HFD reports brush fire caused by downed aircraft in mountains above Kunia is 90% contained
No injuries were reported, and thankfully no other aircraft were in the area when the drone crashed.
The Army’s Wildland Fire Department with the Federal Fire and Honolulu Fire Departments have responded and are currently working to extinguish the resulting brush fire, as well as conduct an assessment of the area.
Additionally, the 25th Infantry Division have dispatched aircraft to perform an aerial assessment of the area and are supporting with fire suppression.
No personnel were injured and no other aircraft were in the area at the time of the incident.
At this time, the cause of the incident is unknown, more information will be released pending the results of the investigation.