Hawaiian Air flight bound for Oakland returns to Honolulu after mechanical issue

Hawaiian Air flight bound for Oakland returns to Honolulu after mechanical issue
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Hawaiian Airlines flight bound for Oakland returned to Honolulu on Friday afternoon due to a mechanical issue.

The flight was in the air for about 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Hawaiian Airlines said in a statement that the pilot returned to Honolulu after a cockpit light on board the Airbus A321neo aircraft “indicated a discrepancy with an internal monitoring system.”

The flight, with 183 passengers and seven crew members, took off about 12:25 p.m. from Honolulu’s airport and returned at 1:47 p.m.

This story will be updated.

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