The engine of a Boeing 777-200 United suffered major damage immediately after takeoff. The remains fell in an inhabited area!
On February 20, the Boeing 777-200 United aircraft, code N772UA, had problems with the right engine immediately after taking off from Denver. The plane operated flight UA328, on the route Denver - Honolulu.
Shortly after takeoff, there was an explosion on the right engine, which led to its damage, and the pilots decided to return the plane to the airport of departure. According to US authorities, the aircraft landed safely at Denver International Airport. No injuries were reported.
But the passengers panicked, especially since the engine malfunctioned for a while. One of the passengers captured the images below.
We are glad that the plane returned safely to the ground and they were not injured. Fortunately, no injuries were reported on the ground.
According to images provided by the FAA, the wreckage of the engine ended up in the yards of people in Broomfield, Colorado.
"Some debris landed in Commons Park and the Northmoor and Red Leaf neighborhoods", Said the police. “Our patrol officers are working to locate all the wreckage."
The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate this plane crash. Given its magnitude, it cannot be considered a mere incident.