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Baltimore Man Recounts Moments After Engine Failure On United Airways Flight 328 To Denver

BALTIMORE (WJZ/CBS4) — A United Airlines passenger jet landed safely in Denver on Saturday after suffering engine failure moments after takeoff.

A Baltimore man was on the plane, traveling to Hawaii.

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Mike Vena said he was sitting in the middle of the plane and heard a loud explosion. That’s when Vena said the plane started shaking.

He said it took about half an hour to get the plane to land.

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Debris from the aircraft rained down on neighborhoods. There were no injuries reported onboard or on the ground.

The National Transportation Safety Board has opened an investigation.

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Read more of CBS Denver’s coverage on the plane incident here.

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