Big metal parts from a United Airlines aircraft fell from the sky and landed in an area outside Denver, Colorado, authorities stated Saturday.

While the particles triggered some home damages, Broomfield authorities stated they have not gotten reports of injuries.

United Airlines stated in a declaration that “Flight 328 from Denver to Honolulu experienced an engine failure quickly after departure, returned securely to Denver and was satisfied by emergency situation teams as a preventative measure.”

United stated there were no reported injuries onboard, and the aircraft was bring 231 travelers and 10 team.

The aircraft’s pilot informed air traffic control service that they were experiencing an “engine failure” after reporting a “heavy mayday.”

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Emergency situation medical services were sent out towards the airport at the time of the event after getting a call of a possible engine fire.

Broomfield cops advised individuals who discover any aircraft particles to stagnate it or touch it.

The National Transport Security Board “desires all particles to stay in location for examination,” the department stated in a tweet.

Kieran Cain, 46, of Broomfield, was playing basketball at a close-by grade school with his kids when he saw the particles falling from the sky. They rapidly nestled under a close-by gazebo when they “enjoyed the things drop,” he stated, “all while watching on the huge metal ring.”

A few of the particles, which is expanded over a couple obstructs, are metal pieces that appear to have aircraft composing on them. Kieran Cain

” We heard a massive boom and, as we did that, we saw a big puff of smoke and after that things began falling out of the sky,” he stated. “That’s when I called 911.”

Cain then chose to motorist over to where the particles seemed falling. “En route, there was simply particles all over the streets,” he stated.

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