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United pilot called ‘mayday, mayday’ amid engine failure after Denver takeoff

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A pilots frantic mayday call has captured the horrific moment this passenger flights engine burst into flames and sent debris raining down on a nearby suburb.Flying from Denver, Colorado to Honolulu, United Airlines Flight 328 experienced an engine failure shortly after takeoff and forced the airline to make an emergency turnaround as chunks of metal began tearing off and landing on the streets below.
“We’ve experienced engine failure, need to turn. Mayday, mayday. United, uh, 28,” the pilot radioed…

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