A mass of debris fell from the sky on Saturday over the city of Denver, U.S, when a plane suffering from an engine failure was forced to return to the city’s airport, authorities said.
Among the images published on social networks is a photo of a large circular piece of the plane of United Airlines in a courtyard in Broomfield, Colorado, a suburb of Denver.
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The plane, which was heading to Honolulu, Hawaii, “returned to the Denver and landed safely on Saturday after experiencing a right engine failure shortly after takeoff, ”the US Federal Aviation Administration said on Twitter.
Kirby Klements, on whose lawn the large circular piece landed, told CNN it “was a bit overwhelming.”
“It landed on top of my truck,” he said, reporting that another large piece had blown a hole in the roof of a neighbor’s house.
The FAA said it was “aware of reports of debris in the vicinity of the plane’s flight path.”
United Airlines tweeted that “no injuries were reported on board.”
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