Boeing 737 cargo jet crashes into sea off Honolulu, Hawaii


A Boeing 737 cargo plane has crashed off the coast of Hawaii after reportedly experiencing engine trouble.

According to the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA), the Coast Guard rescued both people on board.

The aircraft was en route from Honolulu to the island of Maui, but went down in the water soon after take off, just two miles (3km) from Kalaeloa Airport.

The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.

Footage broadcast by NBC shows a man thought to be one of the pilots being taken away in a wheelchair. He appears to be conscious.

It also shows an ambulance leaving the scene.

Source: BBC NEWS



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