Video: United Airlines Flight 328 engine catches fire while in the air

Video: United Airlines Flight 328 engine catches fire while in the air

United Airlines Flight 328 engine catches fire while flying with passengers on board, a video emerges, Twitter user @michaelagiulia uploaded the video on Twitter.

Flight 328 caught fire and dropped debris in several neighbourhoods throughout Broomfield, Colorado, and landed safely in Denver on Saturday.

United Airlines Flight 328 engine catches fire while in the air

She revealed that the plane’s engine caught fire but managed to land safely and no injuries were recorded.

United Airlines Flight 328 engine catches fire while in the air

Flight 328 @united engine caught fire. my parents are on this flight everyone’s okay though!

Watch the video:

United Airlines flight 328 took off from Denver International Airport at 12:49 p.m. Saturday headed to Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu, according to flight tracker FlightAware.com. The plane, a Boeing 777, had engine issues and safely returned to the Denver airport around 1:30 p.m., airport spokesperson Alex Renteria revealed.

Renteria said no injuries have been reported but did not have details on reports of debris from the plane’s exterior falling from the sky and landing in a person’s yard.

There were 231 passengers and 10 crew on board.


Broomfield Police have ever since encouraged residents to stay away from the debris as the National Transportation Service requires it for investigation.

Getting reports that a plane flying over @broomfield had engine trouble and dropped debris in several neighborhoods around 1:08 pm. No injuries reported at this time. Plane did not land in Broomfield. Media staging area TBD. If you find debris PLEASE don’t touch it or move it. The @NTSB wants all debris to remain in place for investigation. Thank you. –Broomfield Police Department

Twitter users give their expert advice on United Airlines Flight 328 catching fire.

“Rollo Tomassi an expert in mechanical engineering reveals that the damage was nothing serious to be worried about as the plane can still continue with its journey. Eh, that’s just cosmetic damage. That turbine’s got a good 300k more miles.” –Rollo Tomassi

“It’s amazing how well-built these things are, that even after a catastrophic failure everything is still pretty much OK. Glad your parents are safe!”

“Right. Thank the pilot. But also thank the engineers and regulators that make this sort of safety possible“. –Autarkh

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