Hawaiian Airlines flight arrives safely in Oakland after emergency landing

Hawaiian Airlines flight arrives safely in Oakland after emergency landing
(Image: Hawaii News Now/File)
(Image: Hawaii News Now/File)

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Hawaiian Airlines flight arrived safely in Oakland, Calif. after making an emergency landing in Honolulu on Sunday.

HA 68 departed Kauai for Oakland just before 3 p.m.

The plane was about an hour out of Lihue when the pilot diverted it to Honolulu for an emergency landing after experiencing mechanical problems.

According to a spokesperson, the decision was made to return to return to Hawaii after an indicator light came on.

The flight was set to land in Oakland at 10:50 p.m. Hawaii time.

The Boeing 767 plane safely touched down in Honolulu just after 4 p.m.

It then took off from the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport just before 6 p.m. and landed in Oakland around 10:30 p.m. Hawaii time.

There were no injuries reported.

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