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Crashed Cargo Plane; Honolulu County, HI, USA

Honolulu County, HI, USA | 2021-Jul-02

Initial Notification: On July 2, 2021, a Boeing 737 cargo aircraft experienced engine failure and crashed into the ocean approximately two to three miles off of White Plains Beach in Mamala Bay off the south side of Oahu in 150 to 250 feet of water. Both pilots on board were rescued by USCG and local fire department responders. The crash resulted in the potential discharge of jet fuel A. The upper estimate of potential jet fuel onboard at the time of the crash was 2000 gallons. Debris and some sheen have been reported on-scene. An assessment of fuel fate and movement was requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Jet A
Total amount at risk of spill: 2000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 21° 16.60′ North
Longitude (approximate): 158° 1.70′ West