22 October 2013

Mokulele Airlines Highway Emergency Landing

Local news is reporting that a Mokulele Airlines Grand Caravan made an emergency landing on Maui's Pi‘ilani Highway, near Wailea and Kihei last night. The aircraft N861MA (msn 208B0825) a C208B Grand Caravan had reportedly taken off from Kahului Airport (PHOG/OGG) enroute to Kamuela on the Big Island (PHMU/MUE) as flight MW1770, when it experienced engine problems and forced the plane to land on the highway.

There were 8 passengers and 2 crew members on the flight. Thankfully, no one was injured. The NTSB was on scene to investigate the incident.

Links to local news sources (with pictures and video):

Maui News

Hawaii News Now

Honolulu Star-Advertiser


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