Raining metal in Broomfield: United Airlines plane drops parts at homes following mid-air engine explosion

2 months ago

Denver news, Colorado news.

A Unites Airlines jet has safely landed after an “engine failure” explosion that occurred in Broomfield, Colorado skies dropping debris at local homes.

The UA 328 Flight carrying 231 passengers and 10 crew members caught flames and smokes when one of its 777’s engines blasted mid-air at around 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

Massive metal parts rained down at neighborhoods of Broomfield as the jet low-flied but continued back to Denver airport where it ultimately landed safely.

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  • “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,” the company announced in a statement.

    “There are no reported injuries on board, and we will share more information as it becomes available.”

    Residents caught videos of the struggling plane and debris that landed at their backyards: “There is property damage to houses but nobody appears to be injured.”