Lonely Planet Writer

No injuries after daring emergency landing in Hawaii lagoon

The pilot of a twin-engine Cessna was able make a daring emergency landing in Keehi Lagoon in Honolulu after a landing gear malfunction.

Keehi Lagoon.
Keehi Lagoon. Image by Forest and Kim Starr / CC BY 2.0

The pilot reported the malfunction and then circled the airport for two hours to burn off fuel. Then he made the emergency landing in an area used as a landing zone for seaplanes. The pilot was the only person aboard. Read more: staradvertiser.com