US military officials said on the 20th that a US Navy reconnaissance aircraft with nine crew members landedAirportThe plane overshot the runway at the Oahu base and crashed into the ocean nearby. There is no report of any casualty. The Associated Press said the weather was bad and raining at the time of the incident.
CNN and NBC News quoted a US Marine Corps spokesperson as saying that the incident occurred at around 2 pm local time. The reconnaissance aircraft involved was a P-8A Poseidon twin-engine multi-role aircraft. Mission patrol and reconnaissance aircraft.
According to reports, the P-8A reconnaissance aircraft was preparing to land at Kaneohe Bay Marine Corps Air Station, Hawaii Marine Corps Base. From the photos taken by the media, it can be seen that this “Poseidon” reconnaissance aircraft is floating on the water, with its wings slightly above the waterline.
The US Navy’s Third Fleet issued a statement saying the P-8A reconnaissance aircraft wasWashington StateBased at Whidbey Island, it is “part of the detachment supporting Marine homeland defense.” Spokesmen for the Third Fleet and the Marine Corps, respectively, said all nine crew members aboard the ship were evacuated and there were no injuries.
The National Weather Service reported that at the time of the incident visibility was reduced to about 1.6 kilometers, wind speeds were up to 33.8 kilometers per hour and there was fog.
The army has fenced off the water to prevent the spread of any harmful substances and is investigating the cause of the incident.
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