United Flight Bound for Boston Safely Returns to Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — A United Airlines jet bound for Boston had engine trouble and safely returned to Houston.

A United spokesman says Flight 1124 carried 146 passengers and a crew of six when it took off Sunday from George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The Boeing 737 had mechanical problem with an engine and returned to Houston.

Spokesman Joe Micucci said Monday that United is conducting a thorough review to determine what caused the engine issue.

Passengers were put on another plane Sunday afternoon and continued on to Boston.