3 Dead in Hawaii Plane Crash

Three more are injured

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A small plane crashed shortly after taking off from a Hawaii airport Wednesday night, killing three people and injuring three others.

The crash took place at about 9:30 p.m., about one mile southwest of the Lanai island airport, Hawaii News Now reports. The plane went down in a remote area, hampering rescue attempts.

Details about the flight are still unclear, but authorities told the Associated Press they believe everyone on the aircraft has been accounted for.

Billionaire Larry Elison, the CEO of Oracle Corp., owns 98 percent of Lanai island, the AP reports.

[Hawaii News Now]