Massive Pieces of Debris Fall In Colorado After Reported Explosion on United Airlines Flight

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Credit: Broomfield Police

Debris from a plane fell from the sky on Saturday afternoon in Broomfield, Colorado according to local law enforcement. The debris was dropped on several neighborhoods.

Credit: Broomfield Police
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The Broomfield Police Department said it received reports of a plane with “engine trouble” at around 3:08 p.m. ET.

The United Airlines flight headed to Honolulu from Denver International Airport had to turn around due to an engine issue.

The FAA says the right engine failed shortly after takeoff. “A Boeing 777-200 operated by United Airlines returned to Denver International Airport and landed safety Saturday after experiencing a right-engine failure shortly after takeoff.”

Witnesses on the ground reported hearing an explosion.

Credit: Broomfield Police
Credit: Broomfield Police

Police report the plane landed safely at the Denver International Airport.

There were no confirmed injuries according to Alex Renteria, DIA spokesperson.

United Airlines released this statement: “Flight 328 from Denver to Honolulu experienced an engine failure shortly after departure, returned safely to Denver and was met by emergency crews as a precaution. There are no reported injuries onboard, and we will share more information as it becomes available.”

 

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