United Airlines flight engine catches fire: Terrifying video

21st February 2021

21st February 2021

On Saturday, a United Airlines flight 328 suffered a fiery engine failure shortly after takeoff from Denver, sending aircraft debris raining down on soccer fields, homes, and yards in a suburb.

The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed in a statement that the Boeing 777-200 safely returned to the Denver International Airport after "experiencing a right-engine failure shortly after takeoff."

The agency further informed that Flight 328 was flying from Denver to Honolulu when the incident occurred. United Airlines in a separate statement said that there were 231 passengers and 10 crew members on board when this incident occurred. The authorities later informed that the plane had landed safely and nobody aboard or on the ground was hurt. 

Reporting about the incident, Broomfield police said large metal parts from a United Airlines airplane fell from the sky and landed in a neighborhood. While the debris caused some property damages, they haven't received reports of injuries.

Broomfield Police said, "Some of the debris landed in Commons Park and in the Northmoor and Red Leaf neighborhoods. Our patrol officers are working to locate all of the debris. If you have debris in your yard or near your home please call dispatch at 303.438.6405 to report asap."


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