A NAVY plane has landed in the waters of Kaneohe Bay after overshooting the runway.
The accident occurred at 2 p.m. Monday at the Marine Corps Base in Hawaii.
The plane was a Boeing P8 Poseidon, a military surveillance and patrol aircraft, U.S. Marine Corps spokesman Gunnery Sgt. Orlando Perez told the Associated Press.
The aircraft is used to find submarines and collect intelligence.
At the time of the accident, the aircraft could be seen floating in the water with several people inside.
There were nine people on board at the time, with no fatal injuries, sources told a CBS affiliate KGMB.
When Honolulu Emergency Medical Services was called to the scene, military officials confirmed that all passengers made it safely to shore.
Gunnery Sergeant Orlando Perez, a spokesman for MCBH, said Mirrorthat it had just landed when it overshot the runway and landed in the bay instead.
The base was about 10 miles from Hawaii’s capital, Honolulu.
The US Sun has reached out to the Marine Corps Base for comment.
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