UNITED 328 Engine Failure! WHAT CHECKLISTS did the pilots use? Explained by CAPTAIN JOE

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Dear friends and followers, welcome back to my channel!
On the 20th of February 2021, a United Boeing 777-200, registration N772UA performing flight UA-328 from Denver,CO to Honolulu,HI (USA) with 231 passengers and 10 crew, was in the initial climb out of Denver's runway 25 when the right hand engine's (PW4077) inlet separated associated with the failure of the engine. The crew declared Mayday reporting an engine failure. The aircraft stopped the climb at about 13000 feet, the crew requested to return to Denver after running the checklists. ATC offered any runway, they would make it happen. The aircraft returned to Denver for a safe landing on runway 26 about 23 minutes after departure. The aircraft stopped on the runway for a check by emergency services. Emergency services advised of an active fire within the right hand engine and extinguished the fire a few minutes later. The aircraft was subsequently towed off the runway to a remote parking stand, where passengers disembarked and were bussed to the terminal. There were no injuries.
The engine inlet fell into the neighbourhood of Broomfield,CO, located about 16nm west of Denver near 13th and Elmwood Street, the debris also struck through the roof of an adjacent house.
Broomfield police reported that although debris impacted the neighbourhood and damaged a number of homes, there were no injuries on the ground. The debris field expands over a nautical mile.
Ground observers reported hearing the sound of an explosion like bang, smoke and saw the debris falling down. The aircraft continued flying.
Watch the video to learn more about what happened!
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  1. 150to200

    150to20039 שניות לפני

    Great content

  2. Madhusudhan Rao

    Madhusudhan Rao45 שניות לפני

    Is that made in China engine 🤔

  3. Greg Calvert

    Greg Calvert2 דקות לפני

    Great video and even greater and safe landing!!! Also, that nobody was hurt on the ground.

  4. Jason Miles

    Jason Miles4 דקות לפני

    The "non normal engine fire checklist"? is there a "normal engine fire checklist"? :D

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    MOHD HISHAM2425 דקות לפני

    Yayyy lettsss goo pilotss

  7. thebeaz1

    thebeaz126 דקות לפני

    The engine out checklist.

  8. Amy jo Jinkerson

    Amy jo Jinkerson26 דקות לפני

    you can see the flame box open

  9. Nazeem Benjamin

    Nazeem Benjamin27 דקות לפני

    Awesome explanation as usual Captain

  10. Roshan Gems

    Roshan Gems30 דקות לפני

    Because of pandemic so many Planes on the ground 💁🏻‍♂️

  11. Daniel Grant

    Daniel Grant33 דקות לפני

    2 thoughts.............First, excellent job by the pilots.........fly the plane 1st, figure out the issue and deal with it. Second, modern aircraft are extremely durable. They are difficult to "break."

  12. Rich Dobbs

    Rich Dobbs37 דקות לפני

    The debris field for this incident was about 5 miles away from my home. I didn't hear the explosion, but did hear the loud, abnormal sound of the flight afterward. The turn was away from me, so I was hearing the flight from at least 5 miles away. My initial thought was that it sounded like a low level military flight, like when the Red Arrows visited a couple of years back.

  13. Rich Dobbs

    Rich Dobbs28 דקות לפני

    The Red Arrows were in Colorado in September, 2019. Interesting, albeit brief, display of colored smoke near the Rocky Mountain Regional Airport while driving home from work that day.

  14. Ojo Felix NM

    Ojo Felix NM46 דקות לפני

    99% sheer boredom and 2% sheer terror(passengers maybe/crew not much). What professionals.

  15. brian mckeeve

    brian mckeeve46 דקות לפני

    Thanks for the analysis Joe. First class mate.

  16. Abdullah Siddiqui

    Abdullah Siddiqui51 דקה לפני


  17. Don Gordon

    Don Gordon54 דקות לפני

    what a great analysis of the incident. A fine job JOE!

  18. HK Guitar

    HK Guitar55 דקות לפני

    My Father was both a Pilot and Retired Air Force Officer, I remember him saying that Flying was 99% boredom punctuated by 1% Stark Terror. Great overview of the situation involving this in-flight emergency.

  19. Alexander John

    Alexander John55 דקות לפני

    this may be a dumb question so please excuse me. But why is there a delay in landing. I understand that the checklists are important but shouldnt landing me the top goal. What if more damage is done to the plane from flying around waiting for check lists to be done

  20. Jasper Gerrits

    Jasper Gerrits56 דקות לפני

    The weirdest part is by now the whole world knows about this but what the media don't say (i know Flight 328 was a 777) is that a 747 cargo had the exact same issue above the netherlands at pretty much the exact same time. So what they saying aslong as there are passengers on board we care if it just cargo we don't care? That is highly disrespectfull to the pilots onboard cause basicly its saying a who cares about the pilots the passengers matter. ilmines.info/camera/eNGkmtprn6ufh8k/wyd-w.html Title translated: Plane loses engine parts above Meerssen after exploding engine.

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    Made in USA or China

  22. Samir Srivastava

    Samir Srivastavaשעה לפני

    Too good buddy

  23. Miko Correcto

    Miko Correctoשעה לפני

    Just curious, how accessible are these emergency checklists? Does the co-pilot have to thumb through a big binder of paper checklists or are they in digital form that are indexed by fault for easy access? Excellent presentation? Thanks.

  24. sandy roberts-anderson

    sandy roberts-andersonשעה לפני

    What this incident reminds us of is that air travel is almost absurdly safe.

  25. Markar Alvin

    Markar Alvinשעה לפני

    Hello Sandy

  26. OgBumpSniff

    OgBumpSniffשעה לפני

    It's like donnie darko but no one died

  27. vector8633

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    Why does "Captain" Joe wear a First Officer uniform in his videos?

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  29. ArtesianFalma

    ArtesianFalmaשעה לפני

    Is there any particular thing you have to do when performing an overweight landing?

  30. Mark Summerford

    Mark Summerfordשעה לפני

    The pilot repeatedly used the word “heavy.” What does that mean in this context? Dead engine and coming down ASAP, full of people, full of gas??

  31. Paul Tibbs

    Paul Tibbs56 דקות לפני

    Not exactly. From Wikipedia: "All aircraft produce wingtip vortices that create wake turbulence in flight. The vortex strength increases when the aircraft is heavier and when it flies slowly. Thus, the term "heavy" (unlike light, medium and large) is included by heavy-class aircraft in radio transmissions around airports during take-off and landing, incorporated into the call sign, to warn other aircraft that they should leave additional separation to avoid this wake turbulence." Maximum take off weight of 300,000 lbs or more, with some exceptions.

  32. vector8633

    vector863358 דקות לפני

    It means that UA 380 is a wide body aircraft

  33. mtktm

    mtktmשעה לפני

    Pfffff. this is nothing... We had a whole engine fall off of a 747 in 1993. The engine landed in the front yard of one of the houses in my neighborhood. FAA issued $100 rewards for debris found. Us kids (at the time) had a field day running all over the neighborhood. Following is repubbed article. www.adn.com/alaska-news/anchorage/2018/07/08/747-engine-falls-from-the-sky-onto-anchorage-neighborhood/

  34. andres ramirez

    andres ramirezשעה לפני

    Did they dump fuel before landing?

  35. Nancy Austin

    Nancy Austinשעה לפני

    Excellent video--thanks so much for the step-by-step explanation!

  36. Hadley Scott McIntyre

    Hadley Scott McIntyreשעה לפני

    Eric Smith fake AP mechanic worked on it.



    Captain Joe what if two engines failed at point? How do you handle it? During take off do you have to put maximum power, (I always find putting something on maximum power tricky , unless it is the only option)

  38. Tom Berry

    Tom Berryשעה לפני

    Why is 'Captain Joe' wearing 1st officer's epaulets? Did he fail that last checkride???

  39. Geoffrey Hansen

    Geoffrey Hansenשעה לפני

    Are four engine aircraft safer than two engine aircraft? Wouldn't there be more engines if something goes wrong?

  40. Buzz Correy

    Buzz Correyשעה לפני

    The video taken by a passenger of the burning engine just proves that one can shoot a video and pee their pants at the same time.

  41. Imco99

    Imco99שעה לפני

    Takes me back to the Twilight Zone episode where Bob Wilson just recovered from a nervous breakdown on the plane seeing the gremlin attacking the jet engine.

  42. Armando D'Errico

    Armando D'Erricoשעה לפני

    Pilot: A+ Mechanical Inspection: F

  43. Eagle

    Eagleשעה לפני

    Thank you Joe I'm always learning with you.

  44. Archibald Lancaster

    Archibald Lancasterשעה לפני

    Does that model aircraft have cameras underneath it?

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  47. Vanbladez

    Vanbladezשעה לפני

    Fantastic walk through and well done to all the pilots, crew, atc and support staff on getting bird safely down.

  48. Andy Fyon

    Andy Fyonשעה לפני

    Very useful analysis. Thanks.

  49. Erdal Gumus

    Erdal Gumusשעה לפני

    Dear Captain Joe, what does "heavy" stands for?

  50. vector8633

    vector863313 דקות לפני

    The aircraft is a "wide body"

  51. Kristen Sorensen

    Kristen Sorensenשעה לפני

    This is why old twin engine airliners are too dangerous for long over water flights!! The FAA should ban such uses of very old twins! ERAU 80 CFIA&I ret.

  52. Aditya Wani

    Aditya Waniשעה לפני

    video on wind shear plzzzzzzzz......

  53. TJ Rubicon

    TJ Rubiconשעה לפני

    Always keep a spare pair of drawers handy.

  54. Bruce C Perryman

    Bruce C Perrymanשעה לפני

    Excellent! What a great testament to training, practice and remaining cool in a potentially catastrophic event. Very informative.....

  55. cherry love

    cherry loveשעה לפני

    Thank God no one was hit in the head with any of that big debris that was raining down especially that piece in front of that house imagine if someone was standing there and that clocked them in the head

  56. James Smith

    James Smithשעה לפני

    My take away, I'll never fly. I don't even like this junk above me. What a way to die, falling debris. People will run their mouths and say flying is safer than driving. Well, if people could not drive like maniacs, that could change.

  57. Hedley Davidson

    Hedley Davidsonשעה לפני

    Thanks for great summary of sequence and professionalism of the crew after startle factor . Sticking to procedures under extreme stress is not a walk in the park no matter how often you have practised. Congrats to all

  58. Yabba Dabba Doo

    Yabba Dabba Dooשעה לפני

    3 ads in 5 minutes? Heading towards greed here, bye bye

  59. John Salem

    John Salemשעה לפני

    You seem to gloss right over the fact that ENGINE NOT SECURED

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    Biggss Super2 שעות לפני

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  62. bertvdlast

    bertvdlast2 שעות לפני

    It’s at moments like this that excellent pilots distuingish themselves from busdrivers-in-the-sky.

  63. A T

    A T2 שעות לפני

    8:37 terribly this should be done, I have respect pilot and of course people 🧑🏼‍✈️👩🏽‍✈️🙏🏽

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  65. CentexPrepper

    CentexPrepper2 שעות לפני

    Gives me a whole new appreciation for checklists.

  66. Doug Williams

    Doug Williams2 שעות לפני

    It's better to be on the ground wishing you were in the air than in the air wishing you were on the ground!

  67. Live With Abdulrahman

    Live With Abdulrahman2 שעות לפני

    Great explanations. Thank you very much

  68. Manuel Abreu

    Manuel Abreu2 שעות לפני

    Excellent explanation

  69. Doug Williams

    Doug Williams2 שעות לפני

    ATC, "United 328 say your intentions." Captain, "I'm getting a different mechanic!"

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  71. Slatkis Medenjak

    Slatkis Medenjak2 שעות לפני


  72. ONE SHOT

    ONE SHOT2 שעות לפני

    4:26 328 heavy. What does 'heavy' mean?

  73. vector8633

    vector86338 דקות לפני

    I keep answering naive questions like this: It means the aircraft is a wide body. If you don't know what that means it's a big airplane - all you need to know.

  74. Cambodian River Pig

    Cambodian River Pig2 שעות לפני

    not enough ads on this video

  75. slamcutube

    slamcutube2 שעות לפני

    ¿Can anyone explain why the recording between the air traffic controller and the pilots are always so bad quality?

  76. J Shepard

    J Shepard2 שעות לפני

    Probably because it's recorded by some old retired guy who drives a '99 Taurus.

  77. Jack 'The Lad' Stevens

    Jack 'The Lad' Stevens2 שעות לפני

    Could've just said "Hi folks, it was a Boeing plane." We'd have all understood

  78. J Shepard

    J Shepard2 שעות לפני

    Boeing doesn't build engines.

  79. geavas

    geavas2 שעות לפני

    That was a great play by play! Awesome explanation! Thank you!

  80. mike simpson

    mike simpson2 שעות לפני

    . Back in the day, when commercial pilots were well-paid, they used to say that pilots earned their money not for every flight, but for one. This guy earned his!

  81. J Shepard

    J Shepard2 שעות לפני

    I know a guy who used to fly right seat for American, and he says that. But...these United guys aren't making $12 an hour.

  82. David Moore

    David Moore2 שעות לפני

    The Kevlar envelope did its job containing thrown blade. Engines are designed to survive a fan blade failure. Thankfully the ejected nacelle ring and covers did not critically damage anything on the airframe.

  83. Sail Away

    Sail Away2 שעות לפני

    So basically... First Officer Joe (not captain), this whole video is somewhat a copy of what was on the news. I can’t believe that you actually profit on ILmines from these kind of events, where you have almost no facts, you use generic checklists (with poor English) for your viewers and the comments you use are rather ill-informed. Any Captain like me watching your video gets a bit of satisfaction knowing you’ll probably never be in my right seat. But good luck Captain (NOT!) Joe. Let us know when you get that 4th stripe on your shoulder.

  84. Karl Oarsch

    Karl Oarsch2 שעות לפני

    If something happens in aviation: 1 hour after the event check at VASAviation to get the first facts. 2 days after the event check out Captian Joe to get an explanation from a pilots pov. Thanks to both of you!

  85. ClayTon TV

    ClayTon TV2 שעות לפני

    O.o look Lampard became Captain Joe

  86. khrisztian

    khrisztian2 שעות לפני

    THANK YOU for this video Sir!

  87. U - 235

    U - 2352 שעות לפני

    Yo, engines aren’t supposed to that.

  88. wolfe1970

    wolfe19703 שעות לפני

    I have a fear of flying, at 50 never being in a plane, i got a flight school ticket for my 50th, what am i doing here watching this.....

  89. Dekoven1949

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  90. Bret

    Bret3 שעות לפני

    I retired early (medical loss) with about 8000 hours ATP Instructor and check airman. Great video. 100% correct analysis. Even with increasing technology and aircraft automation. There should never be a day when airliners don’t have 2 pilots onboard for these rare occasions. I have been blessed to have acquaintances in military unmanned systems. Even with the best cutting edge technology, these unmanned systems are lost far too often for air carriers operation. Obviously this will continue to improve and losses will reach numbers similar to pilot manned aircraft. But, to me as long as there are passenger onboard or the chance that a large aircraft could be brought down by data link jamming, GPS systems knocked out or another myriad of possible failures .... I personally want well paid, well trained pilots onboard.

  91. Digital Inspiration

    Digital Inspiration3 שעות לפני

    Yes! Talking about the 2nd copilot, why this is not automated as well along the copilot manual checks? Saving time and human errors in time critical situations?.

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  93. BXgek

    BXgek3 שעות לפני

    Why do you call yourself Capain? I only see 3 stripes and that is a Co-pilot.

  94. BXgek

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  95. McKinley Brown

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  96. Don Quarnstrom

    Don Quarnstrom3 שעות לפני

    Thanks captain, for schooling us laypeople in the cockpit operations during an unexpected event.

  97. Para Reg

    Para Reg3 שעות לפני

    Well explained Joe

  98. Kevin Staddon

    Kevin Staddon3 שעות לפני

    Keep pilots onboard, not computer down like a drone

  99. Peter Murry

    Peter Murry3 שעות לפני

    G8t work boys

  100. Delaware Pro

    Delaware Pro3 שעות לפני

    All souls saved 😇 🛫

  101. KG

    KG3 שעות לפני

    Must have been nerve racking but good god just a beautiful orchestra of pilots and atc... Just so amazing

  102. roger wood

    roger wood3 שעות לפני


  103. Aerys Gaming

    Aerys Gaming3 שעות לפני

    Is this guy German? I can't place his accent... lol Edit: Nvm, he said Wunderbar. So confirmed German. Lol

  104. The Flying Backpack

    The Flying Backpack3 שעות לפני

    Great video. Why would anybody give this a thumbs down?

  105. LTRiggs

    LTRiggs3 שעות לפני

    I didn't know antman was a pilot and british or german

  106. Calvin Leichtenberg

    Calvin Leichtenberg3 שעות לפני

    these people will never be able to ride roller coasters again ... zero thrill ... lol....... " did you ride the raging bull that was the scariest " , " you ever been on flight 328 and had an engine explode , trust me sweetheart there isnt a stuffed animal game and cotton candy at the end of that ride "

  107. Major Razavi Syed Ahmed Farooq

    Major Razavi Syed Ahmed Farooq3 שעות לפני

    Superb ,& cool analysis Bravo Thx God all good all safe 😃 Stay blessed

  108. John Howard

    John Howard3 שעות לפני

    Wow, such a really great explanation.

  109. Steven Teener

    Steven Teener3 שעות לפני

    passengers were given an extra bag of pretzels for their patience...great job Captain & Crew!

  110. Sick Squid

    Sick Squid3 שעות לפני

    How was it possible to land the plane with a full fuel tank?

  111. J Shepard

    J Shepard2 שעות לפני

    It's very possible. It just isn't ideal.