Texas-bound United Flight Makes ‘frightening' Emergency Landing After Engine Malfunction

A United Airlines flight headed to Houston this week was forced to make a "frightening" emergency landing after one of its engines overheated.Flight 1516 left Liberia, Costa Rica, shortly after noon Monday with 165 passengers aboard.The twin-engine Boeing 737 had a "maintenance issue" during the flight and returned to Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport after circling to burn fuel, airline spokeswoman Erin Benson said. Fire crews awaited the plane, which was over its normal landing weight, she said.  Continue reading...

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