|"Can we have our 'hood' back?"|
Reuters are reporting that passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from San Francisco to Honolulu had an eye-popping moment as they witnessed an engine cowling splitting and falling away; but as the terrified passengers posted window pictures of the damaged engine online, the jet continued to function, although the captain was apparently still visually blissfully unaware of the extent of the damage, although a rapid vibration alerted him that some thing was wrong, very wrong...
United flight 1175, with more than 370 people on board including crew members, landed without further incident at Honolulu International Airport, commented United Airlines Inc spokesman Charles Hobart .
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