Boeing plane crashes near Hawaii: What you need to know
A Boeing 737 cargo plane crashed near the shore of Hawaii early Friday morning. Two people have been rescued.
The accident happened around 1.40 am local time, about 2 miles south of Kalaeloa Airport. The pilots reported engine trouble and were attempting to make an emergency landing before the plane crashed.
The 50-year-old pilot was rescued by the coast guard and was sent to the trauma center in Queen’s Medical Center. The second pilot was airlifted and was sent to the same hospital. The condition of the pilot is said to be serious.
The flight took off from Honolulu International Airport for a flight to Kahului Airport to deliver cargo.
The cause of the crash has not been released but, but both FAA and the National transport Safety Board have started an investigation.