Experienced A Failure Of The Right Engine, A Pratt & Whitney PW4077

Location: Broomfield, CO Incident Number: DCA21FA085
Date & Time: February 20, 2021, 13:09 Local Registration: N772UA
Aircraft: Boeing 777-222 Injuries: 239 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 121: Air carrier – Scheduled

On February 20, 2021, about 1309 mountain standard time (MST), United Airlines flight 328, a Boeing 777-222, N772UA, experienced a failure of the right engine, a Pratt & Whitney PW4077, while climbing through an altitude of about 12,500 feet mean sea level (msl) shortly after takeoff from Denver International Airport (DEN), Denver, Colorado.

There were no injuries to the 239 passengers and crew onboard, and the airplane sustained minor damage. The regularly scheduled domestic passenger flight was operating under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 121 from DEN to Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL), Honolulu, Hawaii.

Investigative updates can be found on the NTSB website at the “United Airlines Flight 328 Boeing 777 Engine Incident” investigation page.

FMI: https://www.ntsb.gov/investigations/Pages/DCA21FA085.aspx