United flight loses engine cowl, makes tense landing

“Scariest flight of my life,” passenger Maria Falaschi‏ tweeted.

One other passenger, Erik Haddad, recorded video of the engine because the airplane flew over the Pacific.

“That appears dangerous, airplane and easy,” he wrote on Twitter describing the sight of items of metallic lacking from the entrance of the engine cowling.

Passenger Jeff Carter posted a video exhibiting the shaking within the cabin because the airplane descended to land.

He heard a “large metallic bang,” he mentioned, after which the airplane started to shake.

Hobart mentioned the pilots safely landed the plane at Daniel Ok. Inouye Worldwide Airport, taxied to the gate, and the passengers bought off the airplane as they usually would.

The Boeing 777 has two engines.

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