The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) made a statement regarding the incident that occurred on the "Boeing 737-800" model passenger plane.

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According to the statement, the engine cover of Southwest Airlines' Denver-Houston flight dislodged and hit the wing flap during takeoff.

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Southwest Airlines reported that the plane landed safely back in Denver after the incident and Houston passengers were put on another plane.

The flight was canceled on April 4 due to an engine fire on another plane of the same model scheduled to take off from Texas.

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The FAA noted that investigations into these incidents are ongoing.