Two Lawsuits Are Being Filed Against United Airlines After A Flight Experienced Engine Failure

In February a flight headed to Hawaii from Denver suffered an engine failure and had to make an emergency landing.

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KELLY WERTHMANN: Two lawsuits are being filed against United Airlines after a flight experienced engine failure over Broomfield back in February. That's one of today's top stories on CBSN Denver. Clifford Law Offices is behind the lawsuits filed in Illinois on behalf of two passengers. Attorneys say the two travelers are suffering significant trauma from that flight.

The lawsuit asks for at least $50,000 in damages. And of course, you may remember when one of these engines went up in flames mid-flight after taking off from DIA. It was on its way to Honolulu. And as you can see here, debris fell onto some homes and other spots down below, but no one was hurt.