An electrical odor filled the
Midway Island — a remote, 2.4-square-mile atoll — is located about 1,300 miles northwest of Hawaii and was the site of an important
The airline told the Los Angeles Times on Saturday that it flew the 335 passengers and 13 crew members aboard Flight 201 back to Honolulu and scheduled a new flight for them to Guam.
The stricken flight arrived in Guam at 6 p.m. local time Saturday.
Passenger Teresita Smith of Maryland told ABC News that the airplane had smelled as if it were burning.
"In the back section of the plane alarms were going off," Smith said.
After the pilot announced the plane would be landing in Midway, Smith said the power seemed to go out and the plane suddenly dropped.
"It was very scary," she said. "It shook a lot of people up."