United 328 Engine Incident, Feb 20 2021: NTSB Briefing 1


WASHINGTON (Feb. 22, 2021) ­– NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt conducted a virtual media briefing Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, to provide an update on the agency’s investigation of Saturday’s engine failure incident on United Airlines flight 328.  

United Airlines flight 328 experienced a right engine failure shortly after takeoff from Denver International Airport. The airplane returned safely to Denver; none of the 229 passengers or 10 crewmembers were injured. The flight’s destination was Honolulu, Hawaii.

NTSB investigators from the Denver regional office along with another investigator who lives in the area, plus the investigator-in-charge and a powerplant specialist from NTSB headquarters, responded to the incident and began the investigation.

All audio is courtesy: National Transportation Safety Board.  The audio was cleaned up and meeting breaks removed.

If you want to see the images, you can find them at https://www.flickr.com/photos/ntsb/50970664463/in/album-72157718394756368/

You can watch the YouTube video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VfGJsfS13g posted on the NTSBgov channel.

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