Follow RTThe incident occurred on February 20, after the flight number 328 of United Airlines airline took off from Denver (Colorado) to Honolulu (Hawaii).
Images from the passengers showed that part of the plane’s engine had suddenly caught fire in the air, and debris was scattered throughout the vicinity.
The plane was then forced to make an emergency landing at Denver airport.
It is known that on the plane there are 231 passengers and 10 crew members. There are currently no reports of aircraft and ground injuries.
The aircraft engine burned black after the incident. Photo: Twitter
Fragments were scattered everywhere. Photo: Twitter
A broken fragment hit the people’s house. Photo: Twitter
Some passengers have captured video of the plane hitting the ground in cheers of joy.
Another witness from the ground said that he saw an explosion in the sky and recorded the plane flying low, emitting dark smoke.
Colorado State Police have shared images of aircraft debris scattered across many neighborhoods.
Local authorities advise residents not to touch any debris they find, while waiting for the National Traffic Safety Board to check to determine the cause of the incident.
According to RT