A United Airlines flight from Denver to Honolulu experienced engine failure shortly after takeoff from Denver International Airport Saturday, according to multiple videos of the incident.
UA328, initially bound for Honolulu, quickly made its way back to Denver’s airport and landed safely after the pilots called “mayday” to air traffic control.
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Air traffic radio captured the moment United Pilots called out mayday as their engine failed over #Denver.
— Dillon Thomas (@DillonMThomas) February 20, 2021
The engine failure could be seen clearly from passengers inside the plane, who reported that the plane’s right engine was visibly damaged with smoke and flames trailing from it.
— michaela (@michaelagiulia) February 20, 2021
Although the plane landed