Hawaiian B763 over Pacific on Aug 11th 2017, smoke in cockpit

Last Update: August 12, 2017 / 18:45:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 11, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HA-64

Aircraft Registration
N583HA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N583HA performing flight HA-64 from Lihue,HI to Los Angeles,CA (USA) with 276 people on board, was enroute at FL370 about 1200nm eastnortheast of Lihue about 3 hours into the flight and about 1000nm northeast of Hilo,HI (USA) when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and decided to turn around and divert to Hilo (with a substantial tail wind during the diversion), where the aircraft landed safely about 2:20 hours later. The aircraft taxied to the apron, where the passengers disembarked normally.

A replacement Boeing 767-300 registration N588HA reached Los Angeles with a delay of 11 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Hilo about 12 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 11, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HA-64

Aircraft Registration
N583HA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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