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United jet has engine trouble, lands safely

BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - A United Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Kona had mechanical problems and the pilot shut off one engine about 50 minutes before landing safely on the Big Island.

According to reports, a low oil pressure indicator light went on in the cockpit so the pilot decided to turn off the engine.

To be safe, crash units, ambulances, fire trucks and police were on the scene when the jet landed at about 12:40 p.m.

There were 84 people about the Boeing 757-200 twin engine jet include crew and passengers.

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