Three environmental containment booms are deployed as a preventative measure to contain any potential fuel or oil leaks during defueling operations on a downed U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon in waters just off the runway at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Nov. 26, 2023. US Marine Corps Photo
Navy mobile diving and salvage crews spent Sunday emptying the fuel tanks of a Navy P-8A Poseidon airplane that overshot the runway at Kaneohe Bay Marine Corps Air Station in Hawaii last week, officials said Monday. Read More
A P-8A Poseidon floating in Kaneohe Bay on Nov. 21, 2023.
The Navy will convene an investigation into Monday’s incident in Hawaii where a Navy P-8A Poseidon reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft overshot a runway and ended up in Hawaii’s Kaneohe Bay, officials said. Read More
A P-8A Poseidon floating in Kaneohe Bay on Nov. 20, 2023. Image via KITV
This post has been updated with a statement from U.S. 3rd Fleet.
A Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol airplane is in Hawaii’s Kaneohe Bay after attempting to land on a Marine Corps runway Monday afternoon, according to Marine Corps officials. Read More
Marines and sailors with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 and Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367 challenged each other to a competition when they launched seven CH-53E Super Stallions, five AH1 Cobras and one UH1 Huey helicopter in March 2013. US Marine Corps photo.
A search and rescue effort is still ongoing for 12 Marines whose two CH-53E helicopters crashed during a night operations training event off the coast of Oahu, according to a Marine Corps statement. Read More