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.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: 932 New Cases Reported, 11 More Deaths
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. The crew remained calm, but Vena admits he couldn’t help but worry.READ MORE: 'An Incredible Therapy' | Hagerstown Doctor Says Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Provides Fast Recoveries For Some COVID Patients
“I just worried about my kids because they’re not with us so they’re away at school and this is our first vacation alone in 21 years,” Mike says.
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.MORE NEWS: Rockville Police Officer, Maryland National Guardsman Daniel Morozewicz Arrested On Child Porn Charge