A United Airways Holdings Inc. flight headed towards Honolulu returned to Denver Worldwide Airport after its proper engine failed shortly after takeoff, the Federal Aviation Administration mentioned Saturday.
The flight on a Boeing 777-200, a wide-body jet, landed safely in Denver lower than 25 minutes after taking off, and not one of the 231 passengers and 10 crew members have been injured, United mentioned in an announcement.
“Flight 328 from Denver to Honolulu skilled an engine failure shortly after departure, returned safely to Denver and was met by emergency crews as a precaution,” the airline mentioned.
Police in Broomfield, Colo., lower than 20 miles from Denver, mentioned they’d acquired stories that giant items of particles had fallen in an area park and neighborhoods round 1:08 p.m. native time. A spokeswoman for the Broomfield Police Division mentioned no accidents had been reported however some property had been broken. The FAA mentioned in an announcement it was conscious of stories of particles close to the airplane’s flight path.
The aircraft took off at 1:04 p.m. native time and climbed to an altitude of about 13,450 ft earlier than descending and returning to the Denver airport, based on Flightradar24, a flight monitoring website.