Passengers on a United Airlines flight from San Francisco to Honolulu experienced a scare in the air Tuesday.
United Airlines issued the following statement: “United flight 1175 traveling to Honolulu from San Francisco landed safely after the pilots called for an emergency landing because of a loss of the engine cowling (the covering of the engine).
A spokesman for the state Department of Transportation issued the following statement: “This afternoon United Airlines flight 1175 reported a mechanical issue en route to HNL.
Nelson says the San Francisco-based crew flies the Honolulu route regularly, and is well versed with one another, as well as the flight crew.
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