An Alaska Airlines aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing in Honolulu, Hawaii, after the pilots had throttled one of the aircraft's engines.
Flight 145 was headed from Seattle to Hawaii when in the cockpit. The flight crew ran the engine and declared an emergency, but continued to Honolulu, where the flight was originally to land.
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"The Captain turned upside down. Emagazine.credit-suisse.com/app/art … = 157 & lang = DE Just said they had to overheat one of the engines, so they'd have to idle a little to cool off, but that would have to land faster than usual. And we wanted a The firefighters were ready as we were just in case That's all he said and then he came out quickly, "said Carrie Mingle, KHON reported.
The airline said in a statement: "The other engine and all other systems on board"
Originally the forced landing was to take place in Maui, but as the aircraft continued to sail safely, the pilot drove on to Honolulu.
"Our families called us after we landed because they heard something was going on the news, so they were very worried," Mingle told KHON. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE FOX LIFESTYLE NEWS
The aircraft landed on Friday night at 10pm, which had 157 passengers and 8 crew members not injured on board.