United flight returns to Houston with engine problem

August 19, 2012 2:18:42 PM PDT
A United Airlines flight returned to Houston on Sunday after experiencing engine problems.

United Flight 1124 left Houston bound for Boston, but it didn't get far.

Officials said the Boeing 737 aircraft experienced a mechanical issue with an engine mid-air.

"Out of an abundance of caution, [the plane] returned to Houston, landing safely," read a statement from United.

United re-accommodated the customers, putting them on another aircraft that departed for Boston at 1pm.