United plane suffers engine failure, scatters debris over US city

Denver (AFP) – A United Airlines plane suffered a fiery engine failure Saturday shortly after taking off from Denver for Hawaii, dropping massive debris on a residential area before a safe emergency landing, officials said. A video shot from inside the aircraft — which had 231 passengers and 10 crew onboard — showed the right engine ablaze and wobbling on the wing of the Boeing 777-200, its cover entirely missing as the aircraft flew over a barren landscape. There were no injuries on the plane or on the ground, authorities said. “I can honestly say I thought we were going to die at one point…

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