A Boeing 777 commercial aircraft experienced a correct engine failure after leaving Denver International Airport on Saturday. When the plane fell back to the residential area of Broomfield, the jet turned back and made an emergency landing at DIA.
United Flight 328 was to Honolulu, Hawaii. No one was injured in flight or on the ground.
Listen to the Mayday call below through the LiveATC audio archive.
Read the “mayday” call log below:
Flight 328: “328, uh, heavy. We encountered an engine failure and need to turn. Mayday, Mayday. Manchester United, uh, 28, United 328, heavy. Mayday, Mayday, plane, uh…”
Denver Tower: “Yes, 328 repeats, say it again, read it again.”
Flight 328: “Denver, um, set off. Union 328, heavy. May day, the plane, which has just experienced an engine failure, needs to turn immediately.”
Denver Town: “328, turn left or right?”
Flight 328: “Turn left.”