United Airlines Engine Fails Over Pacific Ocean During Flight to Hawaii

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A United Airlines engine failed over the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, February 13, during a flight from San Francisco to Honolulu. The flight landed safely at Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport at 2:42 p.m.

Concerned passengers posted photos and videos to social media showing the engine appearing to break apart.

Flightradar24 data states the plane was a Boeing 777-222. Credit: Haley Ebert via Storyful