A United Airlines flight has made an emergency landing after suffering major damage to one of its engines and dropping huge pieces of debris over a neighborhood in
Flight UA328 suffered serious engine failure shortly after takeoff from Denver.
The Boeing 777-200, which was scheduled to fly to Honolulu in Hawaii, diverted back to Denver and landed safely.
Cops in Bloomfield responded to reports of objects falling from the sky on Saturday afternoon.
Huge pieces of the plane’s engine cowling could be seen littering the lawns of houses.
Pictures taken from the ground show the jet’s engine on fire and trailing smoke.
One man who said he was a passenger on the flight tweeted: ‘I’m on #UA328, pilots did an amazing job because it was loud, shaking, and scary as hell back here. Fire crews have us out on the tarmac.’
A United Airlines flight has made an emergency landing after dropping several pieces of debris in Colorado
Pictures taken from the which showed the jet’s engine on fire and trailing smoke.
Cops in Bloomfield responded to reports of objects falling from the sky on Saturday afternoon and saw huge metal objects in front lawns
Chris Vanderveen said the plane cheered when they touched back down after experiencing ‘engine issues’.
No injuries on the ground or in the plane were reported.
Police are working to locate all the debris, and urged people not to move any wreckage they found, pending the arrival of officials from the National Transportation Safety Board.
More to follow
Flight Aware tracking of Flight UA328 shows the plane circle back to land at Denver airport