Official: Flight lands in Honolulu after losing engine cover
"Our pilots followed all necessary protocols to safely land the aircraft," United said in a statement, adding that all passengers departed the
The airliner landed as emergency responders waited nearby, said
Flight 1175 was traveling to
Images posted on social media show an engine with the exterior cover missing as the plane approaches
"There was a loud bang ... and then the plane really started shaking," passenger
Sudiacal was traveling with her 4-month-old son, her husband, Tim, and his parents.
"They let us know that we had to brace for impact in case there was a rough landing. It was scary. But they did a really good job," Sudiacal said.
An emergency was declared due to a vibration in the right engine, said
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