Plane debris falls on Denver suburbs during fiery emergency landing

Plane parts fall from sky in Colorado

Check out these photos that were captured and posted out in Broomfield, where police shared images of massive chunks of debris from what appears to be the turbine engine and other parts of the plane laid scattered about on the lawns of folks in neighborhoods below.

A Boeing 777 with 241 people on board dropped debris over northern Colorado after experiencing engine failure but landed safely at Denver International Airport Saturday, officials said.

Broomfield Police said parts had fallen in the areas of 136th and Sheridan, and 13th and Elmwood.

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg told MSNBC that he will work with the NTSB to investigate the engine failure to "understand any lessons learned in a way that will maximize the sense of safety every time we get on a plane". "Our patrol officers are working to locate all of the debris".

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"The biggest thing right now is we are now securing the scene", Welte said during a press briefing.

Witnesses heard a loud explosion, then saw smoke and falling debris in the sky. There are no reported injuries onboard, and we will share more information as it becomes available.

Huge pieces of plane debris have rained down on a Denver suburb after a passenger jet experienced engine difficulties en route to Honolulu. According to the airline, there were 231 passengers and ten crew members on board. One video apparently shot from inside the plane shows an engine on fire and stripped of its casing. All deplaned and were transported back to the terminal. So far, there are no reports of injuries on the ground either.

Broomfield is about 15 miles north of Denver.



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