United Airlines Flight Engine Failure: United Airlines flight experienced an engine failure just after takeoff from Denver International Airport on Saturday, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Sunday. However, it made an emergency landing back safely in Denver.
Dramatic images showed large pieces of the plane fell onto several neighborhoods and scattered on the ground.
As per the airlines, the Boeing 777-200 plane, with 231 passengers and 10 crew on board, was heading to Honolulu when it suffered the engine failure soon after takeoff.
A video shot from inside the plane showed the right engine ablaze and wobbling on the wing of the Boeing 777-200, its cover entirely missing as the aircraft flew over a barren landscape.
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There were no reports of injuries, either on the plane or the ground.
The airline tweeted, “Flight UA328 from Denver to Honolulu experienced an engine failure shortly after departure, returned safely to Denver and was met by emergency crews as a precaution. There are no reported injuries onboard. We are in contact with the FAA, NTSB and local law enforcement.”
The airline officials said that no one was harmed in the incident. According to US media reports, there were a total of 231 passengers and 10 member crew members aboard the aircraft. Pictures of the crashed plane have also been shared on Twitter.