On Saturday, February 20, a United Airlines plane of America had to make an emergency landing shortly after takeoff at Denver Airport (Colorado, USA) due to a malfunction in the correct engine. The engine caught fire and several debris landed in some residential areas of Broomfield, about 20 km from Denver. There were no casualties among the passengers on the plane, or among the citizens of Broomfield.
Videos of the burning engine taken by passengers inside the plane and photos of the engine parts in the garden of some homes in Broomfield have been shared on social media. The plane, a Boeing 777-200, left Denver at 1 pm local time (9 pm in Italy) bound for Honolulu, Hawaii, and an engine failure occurred minutes after takeoff.
“It’s got a wrecked engine”: A plane flying over Colorado has dropped debris at several locations after one of its engines suffered a catastrophic failure following takeoff.
– ABC News (@ ABC) February 21, 2021