TRIBUNNEWS.COM – The engine of the United Airlines Flight 328 aircraft which took off on Saturday (21/2/2021) local time, exploded in the air.
The plane was carrying 241 people on flights from Denver International Airport to Honolulu.
Some of the passengers opened their windows to see the plane’s engine spitting flames and the pieces of the plane crashing.
Other passengers choose to close their windows, reach for their loved ones and pray.
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Thousands of feet under the sky, people in suburban Denver ran for shelter to avoid falling debris.
The pilot issued a mayday call and decided to return to the airport.
The Boeing 777-200 landed safely.
Remarkably, there were no reports of injuries either in the air or on the ground.
Even so, interviews with passengers indicated that the incident presented great fear to everyone involved.
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Quoted by Tribunnews from CNN, here are the passengers’ reactions during those tense seconds:
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