World news – The passenger recounts the United Airlines flight after the engine went up in flames in midair


When Barbara Underwood saw the fire burst from the starboard engine of the plane during her United Airlines flight to Hawaii on Saturday, only one thing occurred to her.

« I switched my SMS back on and said goodbye to our children for good. Now we didn’t know what was going to happen. It was pretty terrifying, « the Kauai woman told Hawaii News Now.

Underwood was flying with her husband on United Flight 328 from Denver to Honolulu, when the terrible incident played out, she told the point of sale > « And then when I looked at it it just blew fire, » she said of the doomed starboard engine.

« And the ring thing around it just flew away and then it just smoked. And I just said, « Oh my god, I don’t know what’s going to happen next, » she said.

After the compromised vehicle returned to the airport, the majority of passengers just got on a new United plane and continued their trip to Honolulu, United said in a statement late Saturday.

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