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Concerns remain as crews pull Navy plane out of Kaneohe Bay

  • LANCE CPL. HUNTER JONES / U.S. MARINE CORPS Sailors inflated one of the roller bags under the plane.

    LANCE CPL. HUNTER JONES / U.S. MARINE CORPS

    Sailors inflated one of the roller bags under the plane.

  • LANCE CPL. HUNTER JONES / U.S. MARINE CORPS
                                Private industry diving and salvage experts worked Saturday alongside Navy sailors with Company 1-2, Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit 1, to use inflatable “roller bags” to position the P-8A Poseidon for extraction from waters just off the runway at Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

    LANCE CPL. HUNTER JONES / U.S. MARINE CORPS

    Private industry diving and salvage experts worked Saturday alongside Navy sailors with Company 1-2, Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit 1, to use inflatable “roller bags” to position the P-8A Poseidon for extraction from waters just off the runway at Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

  • GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                By sundown on Saturday, Navy personnel and a private contracting firm had all but completely removed the P-8A Poseidon from the waters of Kaneohe Bay. The plane overshot the runway at Marine Corps Base Hawaii on Nov. 20.

    GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM

    By sundown on Saturday, Navy personnel and a private contracting firm had all but completely removed the P-8A Poseidon from the waters of Kaneohe Bay. The plane overshot the runway at Marine Corps Base Hawaii on Nov. 20.

After the P-8A is back on land, divers with the state Department of Land and Natural resources will be able to document any damage. Read more

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