The incident took place on Oahu, an island in Hawaii: the Poseidon overran the runway during landing and crashed into the ocean. The plane did not sink due to the shallow water, the crew of 9 on board swam to shore.
It is not known exactly what caused the unexpected incident, nor exactly what damage the plane suffered, whether it can be repaired. https://twitter.com/sentdefender/status/1726820497122328621 however, the situation seems serious.
Operator error, bad weather, and poor light conditions could all have contributed to the loss of the machine.
The P-8A Poseidon is a Boeing 737-800 converted for military purposes. Although it is basically referred to as a reconnaissance and patrol aircraft, it is actually one it is a flying computer center equipped with very complex electronic instrumentation, which, if appropriate, can be equipped with torpedoes and anti-ship missiles suitable for neutralizing submarines.
The price of a single P-8A Poseidon is estimated at approximately 173 million dollars, which means almost HUF 60 billion.
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