Daily Mail: Terrifying video shows fiery engine of United Airlines Boeing 777 after it EXPLODED at 15,000ft – raining down debris on Denver – as passengers reveal they could feel heat from the fire in their seats
* Police in Broomfield, Colorado responded to residents who reported large objects falling from the sky * Local investigators arrived at different addresses to see huge metal objects strewn across front lawns * The broken pieces of aircraft came from United Airlines Flight 328 from Denver to Honolulu * Boeing 777-200, which was carrying 231 passengers and 10 crew, diverted back to Denver and landed safely * The plane's engine is believed to have set alight mid-flight; Plane landed 30 minutes after taking off * Video posted on Twitter showed the engine fully engulfed in flames as the plane flew through the air * Two passengers on board said they could feel the heat emanating from engine after it exploded mid-air * Audio of the pilot’s distress mayday call to air traffic control was released on Saturday afternoon * ‘Three twenty eight, heavy, experienced engine failure. We need to turn,’ pilot is heard saying in distress call * Broomfield is a suburb located some 25 miles north of Denver; Police said it was a 'miracle' no one was hurt * Photos captured by drones show a hole in the roof caused by debris that fell through one home in Broomfield
A United Airlines flight bound for Hawaii was forced to make an emergency landing shortly after taking off from Denver after suffering major damage to one of its engines 15,000ft above ground and dropping huge pieces of debris over a neighborhood in Colorado as dramatic audio from the mayday call reveals the pilot asking air traffic control to immediately turn the aircraft around.
Video recorded by passengers aboard Flight UA328, which was carrying 231 travelers and 10 crew members, showed the engine on fire shortly after takeoff from Denver.
There were no reported injuries either on board or on the ground. One homeowner in the Denver suburb of Broomfield, Colorado said they were making a sandwich in their kitchen when debris crashed through their roof and landed just two feet away, according to KMGH-TV.
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WNU Editor: Incredible pictures and videos. These people are very lucky to have a skilled pilot and crew onboard to land the plane safely.
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