Lonely Planet Writer

Plane crashes off Hawaii coast, pilot and passengers OK

Oahu, Hawaii.
Oahu, Hawaii. Image by www.bluewaikiki.com / CC BY-SA 2.0

The pilot of a single-engine Cessna was forced to make an emergency landing off the coast of O’ahu after running out of fuel. The pilot and four passengers, which included an infant child, were rescued from the water and taken to a nearby medical station. All were reported to be in stable condition, though one of the adults was carried away on a stretcher. The plane was flying from Kaua’i to O’ahu when it ran out of gas. Read more: kitv.com