Aloha Airlines was an United States airline headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, Hawaii, USA, operating from a airline hub at Honolulu International Airport....
Boeing 737-297 Boeing 737
The Boeing 737 is a short to medium range, single aisle, narrow-body aircraft jet airliner. Originally developed as a shorter, lower cost twin engine airliner derived from Boeing's Boeing 707 and Boeing 727, the 737 has nine variants, from the early -100 to the most recent and largest, the -900....
flight between Hilo and Honolulu in Hawaii. On 28 April 1988, the aircraft suffered extensive damage after an explosive decompression Explosive decompression
Uncontrolled decompression refers to an unexpected drop in the pressure of a sealed system. Where the speed of the decompression occurs faster than air can escape from the lungs, this is known as explosive decompression , and is associated with explosion violence....
in flight, but was able to land safely at Kahului Airport Kahului Airport
Kahului Airport is a regional airport in the Hawaii, located 3 miles east of Kahului, Hawaii in Maui County on the island of Maui near Haleakala....
on Maui Maui
The island of Maui is the second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands at 727.2 square miles and is the List of islands of the United States by area....
. Flight attendant C.B. Lansing was the sole fatality as she was blown out of the airplane, while another 65 passengers and crew were injured. Details On 28 April 1988, the aircraft, Queen Liliuokalani (registration number N73711), took off from Hilo International Airport Hilo International Airport
Hilo International Airport , formerly General Lyman Field, is a public airport of the Hawaii in Hawaii County, Hawaii two miles east of the unincorporated area of Hilo, Hawaii in Hawaii County....
at 13:25 HST bound for Honolulu. There were 90 passengers and five crew members on board. No... [continues]
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