INCIDENT United Airlines Boeing 737-800 experienced left engine failure after takeoff from Honolulu airport (video)

A United Airlines Boeing 737-800 (reg. N37281) from Honolulu to Majuro experienced left engine failure and was forced to return on 26 May 2019.

The flight UA132 with 141 passengers and 8 crew onboard, experienced engine failure as flames began to shoot out of the engine within minutes of takeoff.

The aircraft then circled over the ocean for 50 minutes and landed back at Honolulu airport.

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