Foreign Affairs
USA: Airplane’s engine explodes soon after take-off

In the U.S., a tragedy was avoided in Denver as a Boeing 777 airplane, carrying 231 passengers and 10 crew members, managed to return to the airport after an engine exploded soon after take-off.

When the engine exploded, parts of its debris scattered on residential areas in Denver however no one was injured. The outer part of the engine was found in a private garden.

Passengers on board the Boeing said they heard a big explosion during the plane’s take-off, while the pilots promptly turned the plane back to the airport.