HONOLULU (KHON2) — A U.S. Navy plane ended up in a bay after overshooting a runway in Hawaii on Monday, officers mentioned. All 9 folks on board the P-8A plane made it safely to shore after touchdown in Kaneohe Bay simply after 2 p.m., and there have been no accidents, in line with the Honolulu Emergency Medical Services Department.
Coast Guard spokesperson Petty Officer Ryan Fisher mentioned the Coast Guard responded to the scene however that rescue operations had been rapidly referred to as off.
“It sounds like all parties involved were rescued,” he mentioned.
The P-8A plane overshot the runway at a Marine base on Kaneohe Bay, mentioned U.S. Marine Corps spokesperson Gunnery Sgt. Orlando Perez. He didn’t have additional info.
The P-8A is commonly used to hunt for submarines and used in reconnaissance and intelligence gathering. It is manufactured by Boeing and shares many components with the 737 business jet.
The base is about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from Honolulu on Oahu.
The Associated Press contributed to this story.