Emergency crews are on the scene of an emergency plane landing at Kahului Airport. Initial reports indicate that a 260 passenger Hawaiian Airlines plane landed at Kahului Airport with an emergency evacuation taking place. Initial reports also indicate the plane came in with smoke coming from the cabin. Four emergency slides were deployed.
Maui Police have since confirmed the identity of the victim as Margaret C. Cruse, 65, of Kīhei, Maui. Police say despite lifesaving efforts, Cruse sustained fatal injuries consistent with a shark attack. The official cause of death is pending an autopsy report.