NewsLocal News

Actions

RAW VIDEO: Engine damage forces United flight to return to Denver

Posted: 1:26 PM, Sep 29, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-29 18:17:33-04
ezgif.com-optimize.gif
unitedfight293.jpg

A United Airlines flight departing Denver Sunday returned to DIA following a mechanical issue with an engine.

United Airlines flight 293 departed Denver International Airport around 7:50 a.m. for Orlando when the engine issue forced the crew to return and land about an hour later.

RAW VIDEO: Engine damage forces United flight to return to DIA

Video shared by passenger Bobby Lewis showed a piece of the Boeing 737’s left engine cover appear to partially detach. The plane's flight path circled before returning to the airport, according a map from flightaware.com .

Screen Shot 2019-09-29 at 1.24.51 PM.png
United Airlines flight 292 departed DIA around 7:50 a.m. for Orlando when the engine issue forced the crew to return and land.

According to a tweet from the airline, the flight landed safely and returned to the gate. Customers were scheduled to depart for Orlando on different flights, the airline said.