Reports of smoke cause HNL passengers to evacuate plane via emergency slides

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Hawaiian Airlines flight HA 47 carrying 184 passengers landed safely at Daniel K. Inouye international airport after the crew declared an in-flight emergency due to reports of smoke in the cargo hold and cabin.

The smoke began to fill the cabin about 30 minutes prior to landing. The plane was flying from Oakland to Honolulu.

Passengers evacuated the plane via emergency slides on the tarmac.

At this time, we are aware of seven passengers who were transported to local hospitals due to smoke-related symptoms.

Courtesy: Samason Sees
Courtesy: Samason Sees
Courtesy: Samason Sees

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