Parts of the U.S. Government are closed. However, because the information this site provides is necessary to protect life and property, it will be updated and maintained during the Federal Government shutdown. For critical weather information, please visit To learn more, see
Skip to content

DOD-contracted Aircraft crash

off Honolulu, Hawaii | 2018-Dec-12

Initial Notification: The afternoon of December 12 at about 1500 HST, a DOD-contracted aircraft crashed approximately two miles off the reef runway on the south shore of Oahu, Hawaii. The aircraft was reported to be carrying 900 gallons of fuel. An assessment of whether fuel or aircraft debris could impact shorelines was requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:jet fuel or aviation gasoline
Total amount at risk of spill: 900 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 21° 16.22′ North
Longitude (approximate): 157° 55.51′ West