Emergency declared on flight from Kona to Honolulu

Hawaiian Airlines: Right hydraulic system went out; plane landed without incident

Published  6:35 PM HST Jul 30, 2013
HONOLULU -

An in-flight emergency was declared on a Hawaiian Airlines flight from Kailua-Kona to Honolulu Tuesday afternoon, according to a Hawaiian Airlines spokesperson.

Hawaiian Airlines says the right hydraulic system went out during flight.  The plane has two separate hydraulic systems and the plane is able to fly with just one system.

Flight 187 landed at Honolulu International Airport without incident at 4:38 p.m.  There were 98 passengers on the plane when it landed.

The plane was towed in to the terminal.

James Beaumont
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