Episode 76 – 737 Crash in Hawaii
Greg and John discuss breaking news of a 737 crash in Hawaii on July 2.
A Boeing 737 cargo plane crashed off the coast of Hawaii after experiencing engine trouble. The aircraft departed Honolulu airport but went down in the water soon after taking off. The Coast Guard rescued both pilots from the sea.
The pilot reported one engine out and second very hot. John and Greg say the preliminary information calls for a look at the fuel. Was the plane fueled up improperly?
The plane is in the ocean, which will present a challenge for investigators.
This 15 minute analysis of this breaking aviation safety event covers early investigative clues and offers possible causes.
Photo: Chris Hoare – Trimming version of File:N810TA at Honolulu International Airport.jpg, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=107181040