Hawaiian Airlines plane diverts safely to Big Island
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Hawaiian Airlines plane diverts safely to Big Island

A Hawaiian Airlines Boeng 767 airplane carrying 276 passengers and crew from Kauai to Los Angeles safely made an emergency landing at Hilo International Airport Friday night after the plane experienced smoke in the cockpit.

The plane was two hours into its flight when it diverted to the Big Island, officials said in a report.

Emergency responders were notified at 11:21 p.m. and dispatched 12 units to the airport. All units arrived on scene before the plane touched down.

No injuries were reported.

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