United Boeing 777 commercial jet experienced right engine failure after leaving Denver International Airport. United Flight 328 was traveling to Honolulu, Hawaii. ATC radio traffic transcript of Mayday declaration follows

FLIGHT 328: “328, uh, heavy. We’ve experienced engine failure, need to turn. Mayday, mayday. United, uh, 28, United 328, heavy. Mayday, mayday, aircraft, uh…”

DENVER TOWER: “Yes, 328 heavy, say again, read all that again.”

FLIGHT 328: “Denver, uh, departure. United 328, heavy. Mayday, aircraft, uh, just experienced engine failure, need a turn immediately.”

DENVER TOWNER: “328, left or right turn?”FLIGHT 328: “Left turn.”

The airliner experienced an engine failure mid-flight and turned back to Denver International Airport, making an emergency landing.

The plane, a Boeing 777-200 wide-body airliner that was bound for Honolulu, Hawaii, experienced a right engine failure that resulted in large parts falling and loud booms heard by people on the ground in north suburban Denver, authorities said. A large ring from the engine of the United Airlines-operated plane landed in a front yard, and what appeared to be shards of the engine’s outer shell dropped into Broomfield County Commons Park, where soccer teams were practicing.

No injuries were reported, but the shock played out both aboard the plane, which carried more than 240 passengers and crew, and on the ground, more than 25 miles northwest of the airport.

Flight track from Flightaware https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL328/history/20210220/1925Z/KDEN/KDEN

Good Local news report with video from in the plane of the engine fire and another video of the debris falling to the ground https://denver.cbslocal.com/2021/02/20/broomfield-plane-explosion-dia-damage/

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