Two Boeing 737 cargo pilots rescued after emergency landing in ocean near Honolulu

File portray of a Boeing B737 specifically 737-400 Cargo freight aircraft.

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A Boeing 737 cargo aircraft made an emergency touchdown off the waft of Honolulu early Friday after pilots reported engine peril, the Federal Aviation Administration acknowledged.

Each and each pilots had been rescued, the FAA acknowledged.

The aircraft became no longer a 737 Max, the aircraft that officials had grounded for 20 months thru remaining November after two lethal crashes.

“The pilots had reported engine peril and had been trying to return to Honolulu after they had been compelled to land the aircraft in the water,” the FAA acknowledged. “In step with preliminary recordsdata, the U.S. Soar Guard rescued both crew members. The FAA and National Transportation Security Board will study.”

The FAA acknowledged Transair Flight 810 made the emergency touchdown spherical 2: 30 a.m. native time on Friday.

The Hawaii cargo carrier, which specializes in cargo flying all thru the impart, didn’t straight away return a request of for commentary.

The 737-200 aircraft became constructed in 1975, per flight-monitoring attach Flightradar24.

Cargo jets are ceaselessly a long time primitive, converted for cargo transportation after years of being oldschool to breeze passengers.