Hawaiian Airlines makes emergency landing due to cockpit smoke

Published on : Monday, August 14, 2017

Hawaiian AirlinesAn airplane of Hawaiian Airlines that had been carrying 250 passengers had to be diverted to Hilo International Airport after smoke was detected inside its cockpit.


The aircraft was travelling to Los Angeles from Kauai.


The issue was detected when the Boeing 767 was two hours into its five-hour flight.


Around 8.20 p.m., the cabin crews alerted the Hawaii County Fire Department about the problem in the incoming flight. They immediately responded with six engines, three support vehicles, three medic units and 25 personnel to deal with the problem.


Then, just after 8.30 p.m., the plane was able to make a perfectly safe landing and taxied to the terminal without any further complications.


The cause of the smoke is yet to be determined and is currently under investigation.


The plane was carrying 276 passengers and crew members. Luckily, none of the passengers and crew members suffered injuries as a consequence of the abrupt landing.


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