A Transair 737 operated by Rhoades Aviation made an emergency landing in the water near Honolulu after reportedly suffering engine trouble. Initial information from the FAA indicates both crew members of the cargo jet were rescued by the US Coast Guard.

Transair T4810

The flight departed Honolulu at 11:33 UTC. It reached a maximum altitude of 2,125 ft AMSL at 11:36. The last received ADS-B signal from the aircraft was at 11:45:18 at 0 ft AMSL, 114 Kts ground speed.

Transair T4810 flight path


The Boeing 737-275C(A) registered N810TA was operated for Transair by Rhoades Aviation. The aircraft was first delivered to Pacific Western Airlines in 1975. It has flown for Transair since 2014.

Transair 737 N810TADownload Flightradar24 data


9 July — Aircraft located on the sea floor

The NTSB has located the aircraft on the ocean floor approximately 2 miles from Ewa Beach. The fuselage split into 2 sections, breaking just forward of the wings. The process of recovering the aircraft or just the flight data recorders is now underway.

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Engine inlet case from Transair 810 resting on the ocean floor.


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