737-200 Crash Off Hawaii


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29 Nov 2012
Not quite a repeat of the Miracle on the Hudson but a 737-200F of Transair has gone down in the ocean attempting to return to Honolulu. Both pilots reported to have survived with serious injuries.

BBC Report

A Boeing 737 cargo plane with two people on board has crashed off the coast of Hawaii after experiencing engine trouble.
According to the US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA), the Coast Guard rescued both pilots.
The aircraft was en route from Honolulu to the island of Maui, but went down in the water soon after taking off from Daniel K Inouye International Airport.

Flight Radar 24 Report

A Transair 737 operated by Rhoades Aviation made an emergency landing in the water near Honolulu after reportedly suffering engine trouble. Initial information from the FAA indicates both crew members of the cargo jet were rescued by the US Coast Guard.