Engine explosion on United flight 328 near Denver (Photo/Michael Agiulia)

Updated February 20, 2021 at 4:54 PM CT

Airplane engine explosion sends debris across Colorado neighborhoods

     Airplane engine debris fell from the sky in Broomfield, Colorado according to local law enforcement. The debris was dropped on several neighborhoods.

The Broomfield Police Department said it received reports of a plane with “engine trouble” at around 3:08 p.m. ET.

The United Airlines flight headed to Honolulu from Denver International Airport had to turn around due to an engine issue.

Witnesses on the ground reported hearing an explosion.

Police report the plane landed safely at the Denver International Airport.

There were no confirmed injuries according to Alex Renteria, DIA spokesperson.

United Airlines released this statement: “Flight 328 from Denver to Honolulu experienced an engine failure shortly after departure, returned safely to Denver and was met by emergency crews as a precaution. There are no reported injuries onboard, and we will share more information as it becomes available.”

The terrifying video below came from Michael Agiulia’s parents who were on the flight.



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