A United Airlines Boeing 777-200 sure 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. Images shared on social media confirmed what gave the impression to be part of the engine nacelle in entrance of a home, whereas police shared different debris. United mentioned there have been no injuries reported on board the flight.
"The FAA is aware of reports of debris in the vicinity of the airplane's flight path," the company mentioned in an announcement.
The National Transportation Safety Board and the FAA mentioned they’re investigating the incident. The Broomfield Police Department in Colorado mentioned the airplane dropped debris in a number of neighborhoods and warned towards touching or transferring items of the airplane.
There had been 231 passengers and 10 crew members on board United Flight 328, United mentioned.
United mentioned it’s involved with the FAA, NTSB in addition to native regulation enforcement.
"All passengers and crew have deplaned and been transported back to the terminal" in Denver, United mentioned in an announcement. "We are now working to get our customers on a new flight to Honolulu in the next few hours."
The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, which represents United's cabin crews, mentioned its worker help and security committees had been offering help to crews.
"We're grateful the plane landed safely," the labor union mentioned.
Boeing mentioned it was conscious of experiences concerning the incident.
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