) — Two people
were rescued after a cargo plane made an emergency landing in the Pacific Ocean
off the coast of Hawaii
on Friday morning.
Transair Flight 810's pilots reported engine trouble and were attempting to return to Honolulu when they were forced to land the Boeing 737 cargo plane in the water
around 2:30 a.m., according to a statement from the Federal Aviation Administration
According to the statement, the Coast Guard
rescued both crew members.
happened about 2 miles (3 kilometers) off Kalaeloa Airport
, according to the state Department of Transportation, according to Hawaii News
The Honolulu Fire
Department and the Coast Guard were called in.
and the National Transportation Safety Board will conduct their own investigation
There was no additional information released