A United Airways Boeing 777-200 certain for Honolulu suffered an engine failure shortly after takeoff from Denver on Saturday, the Federal Aviation Administration mentioned.
The airplane returned to Denver the place it landed safely. Photographs shared on social media confirmed what seemed to be part of the engine nacelle in entrance of a home, whereas police shared different particles. United mentioned there have been no accidents reported on board the flight.
“The FAA is conscious of stories of particles within the neighborhood of the airplane’s flight path,” the company mentioned in an announcement.
The Nationwide Transportation Security Board and the FAA mentioned they’re investigating the incident. The Broomfield Police Division in Colorado mentioned the airplane dropped particles in a number of neighborhoods and warned in opposition to touching or shifting items of the airplane.
There have been 231 passengers and 10 crew members on board United Flight 328, United mentioned.
United mentioned it’s in touch with the FAA, NTSB in addition to native legislation enforcement.
“All passengers and crew have deplaned and been transported again to the terminal” in Denver, United mentioned in an announcement. “We are actually working to get our clients on a brand new flight to Honolulu within the subsequent few hours.”
The Affiliation of Flight Attendants-CWA, which represents United’s cabin crews, mentioned its worker help and security committees have been offering help to crews.
“We’re grateful the airplane landed safely,” the labor union mentioned.
Boeing mentioned it was conscious of stories concerning the incident.
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