A United Airlines flight bound for Honolulu was forced to return to Denver International Airport Saturday after it suffered an engine failure shortly after takeoff. Debris were sent over homes and yards in a Denver suburb. Passengers heard a boom.The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed in a statement that the Boeing 777-200 safely returned to the Denver International Airport. No injuries were reported. Images from the scene showed large pieces of debris lying in the front yards of homes and a soccer field in Commons Park and the Northmoor and Red Leaf neighborhoods of Broomfield. in Commons Park and the Northmoor and Red Leaf neighborhoods of Broomfield. It was observed a hole in a home roof too. Broomfield police said the debris field is a mile long. Some of the jetliner debris is now in the custody of the NTSB.
United Airlines told media there were 241 people, including 10 crew members, aboard Flight 328. “We are thankful for the tremendous teamwork shown by the entire flight and cabin crew, and that there were no injuries on the ground or in the air,” the United Master Executive Council of the Air Line Pilots Association, International told media. The flight did not dump fuel. NTSB has opened an investigation. United said in a statement a majority of the passengers have taken another United flight to Honolulu and “those who did not wish to travel with us this evening were provided hotel accommodations.”