When Barbara saw the Underwood fire The plane’s starboard engine explodes When she flew to Hawaii for her United Airlines flight home on Saturday, she could only think of one thing.
“I re-texted my text message and said my final goodbye to our children. We don’t know what’s going to happen now. It’s very scary,” said the Kauai woman. Hawaii News told Nav.
Underwood was flying with her husband from Denver to Honolulu on United Flight 328 when the horrific incident began to unfold, she told the store.
She was looking out the window when she saw the engine shaking.
“Then when I was looking at it, it caught fire,” he said.
“That ring flew around it, and then it smoked. I said, ‘Oh Ghosh, I don’t know what’s going to happen next,'” he said.
Most of the people on board did not realize what had happened, he said.
After the compromised craft returned to the airport, the majority of those on board boarded a new United plane and continued their journey to Honolulu, United said in a statement late Saturday.
Hotel accommodation was provided for those who did not wish to travel.
The airline said it was working with federal agencies to investigate the incident.