Just after the departure of the United flight UA328 from Denver to Honolulu on Saturday night Norwegian time, the passenger plane with about 200 passengers on board had major engine problems.
Passengers as well as people on the ground in Broomfield, a city outside Denver in the state of Colorado, heard a bang.
Then parts of one of the plane’s engines fell from the sky. Striking photos from a neighborhood in Broomfield are now going around the world.
Had to make an emergency landing
One of the pictures of how a large part of the turbine engine has landed in a garden, right outside the front door of a house. The part is round and relatively intact, and landed just a few centimeters from the house windows.
About 200 passengers were on board the plane,
Shortly after the departure of the United flight UA328 from Denver to Honolulu, the passenger plane with about 200 people on board had major engine problems.
After the engine problems, the plane made an emergency landing, and returned to the international airport in Denver (DIA), according to the NBC News branch 9 News.
– No one injured
Broomfield police have asked people in the Broomfield neighborhood in question who have been given aircraft parts in their gardens to report.
On Twitter, the police write that – amazingly enough – there have been no reports of injuries.
They also ask people who find aircraft parts not to touch or move them because the US Accident Investigation Board is now investigating the incident.
Dagbladet updates the case.