A plane of United Airlines, on the road from San Francisco to Honolulu, Hawaii, has an half hour before reaching the final destination in the case of one of its two engines lost.
According to passengers, there was a loud bang to be heard, after which the Boeing 777 aircraft violently began to shake. On social media to circulate pictures of the stripped engine.
After the incident, the pilot of flight United Airlines 1175 a distress signal, but the device could make the trek to Honolulu to continue. “Our pilots have all the necessary protocols to be followed to get the aircraft safely on the ground,” says the company in a statement. ‘The plane is at the gate, taxied, and the passengers were, as usual, from the aircraft steps.”
Both the American national vervoersveiligheidsraad NTSB as the burgerluchtvaartbureau FAA have launched an investigation.