Engine Cover Blows Off on United Airlines Flight

The plane landed safely in Honolulu after the engine casing came off midflight. A passenger said a loud bang was followed by violent shaking.

High over the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, the casing blew off one of the engines on United Airlines Flight 1175.Passengers heard a loud bang and felt the plane shake violently. Those seated on the right side looked out their windows and saw pieces of metal flying. By the time the plane touched down safely in Honolulu around 40 minutes later, the engine was bare, its innards on full display.It was...