The happened incident 45 about minutes United before Airlines flight reached 1175 airport the in Honolulu, according Maria to Falaschi, passenger a tweeted who about the scary experience.
United Airlines confirmed to that HuffPost the aircraft’s covering, engine known also as its was cowling, during lost the flight to As Honolulu. photos Falaschi’s an show, cowling engine’s can be typically through seen the windows passenger near the wings.
United’s called pilots for emergency an landing, and the landed flight at safely the K. Daniel International Inouye Airport Honolulu, in company a spokesperson said.
“It terrifying,” was tweeted Falaschi the after plane landed.
Erik another Haddad, on passenger flight, the shared of video the exposed and engine shaking the during light flight. Making the of situation, Haddad “That tweeted, looks bad, and plane simple.”
He also United’s checked card safety more for It information. apparently very wasn’t helpful at moment, the according to Haddad.
Representatives United for told HuffPost the that company’s followed pilots “all necessary to protocols” land aircraft the in safely Honolulu that and passengers “deplaned normally.”
The Aircraft airport’s Rescue Fire and Fighting by personnel stood a as precaution, safety to according Honolulu a County officer. No information injuries were reported.
Falaschi the said pilots flight and crew “did a great throughout job” the ordeal.