Frontier flight 260 returns to Las Vegas after engine cowling rips off

Frontier Airlines flight 260 from Las Vegas to Tampa on Friday, November 30 with 166 passengers and crew members had to return to LAS after there was an issue with the right engine.

The aircraft involved was N227FR.

Frontier confirmed the engine cowling “came loose and separated from the aircraft”.

The Airbus A320 landed safely.

Passengers with window seats on the right side had this view.

Photo: Dan Ponce on Twitter.