September 30, 2017
 An engine on an Air France flight from Paris to Los Angeles was blown apart Saturday sending airline crew and passengers into a tailspin.
"We heard a big popping sound and the airplane basically dropped and it was trembling. You could definitely tell something was different and it wasn't just turbulence," passenger Sarah Eamigh told the Daily News.
She said Air France flight AF66 was over the Atlantic when the engine blew out, causing passengers to panic and scream.
An image taken over the right wing shows the partially destroyed engine.
 "Someone let out a yelp and all of a sudden the crew began to walk back and forth frantically. People were panicked."
She said the aircraft shook for about 20 minutes before it stablized.
The captain confirmed to passengers over a loudspeaker that an engine had blown out, according to Eamigh.
Emergency lights flashed as passengers were told the plane would divert to Goose Bay, Canada for an emergency landing. The plane flew for another two hours before making a smooth landing, Eamigh said.
 "We were getting updates from the captain and the flight crew was trying to keep everyone calm," she said.
Daniel McNeely, also a passenger, described the incident to the Daily News.
"We had a mid-air mayday when we lost one of our engines. We got diverted for an emergency landing in Canada," he said.

SEE IT: Engine destroyed on Air France flight from Paris to LA - New York Daily News

 The Goose Bay airport is not equipped to handle large planes, Eamigh said. Passengers remained on the plane for about an hour and a half after it landed, waiting for stairs so that they could disembark.
The flight departed Paris Charles de Gaulle airport at 11:27 a.m. Saturday, about an hour behind its originally scheduled departure time.
AirFrance responded to the incident in a statement saying that the flight had landed safely "following serious damage to one of its four engines."
"The aircraft landed safely at 15:42 (GMT), and the regularly trained pilots and cabin crew handled this serious incident perfect. The passengers are currently being assisted by teams dispatched to the location," it said.
"Air France is currently working to re-route the passengers to Los Angeles via one of its connecting platforms in North America."
Top news around the world
Russo-Ukrainian War

The Russo-Ukrainian War has been ongoing between Russia and Ukraine since February 2014.

Russia's war in Ukraine has proven almost every assumption wrong, with Europe now wondering what left is safe to assume.

Around the World

Celebrity News

> Latest News in Media

Watch It
Taylor Swift's New Lyrics Detail Joe Alwyn Breakup | E! News
May 27, 2023
XmKPMaMUlhc
Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month By Binge-Watching These TV Shows | E! News
May 27, 2023
U7kI892ELKI
Beyoncé's Daughter Blue Ivy Joins Her Onstage on Renaissance Tour | E! News
May 26, 2023
ja_wRQtaVUA
Variety Channel Trailer
May 26, 2023
kOoxT-ohkhs
'Bama Rush' Director Rachel Fleit on How She Focused Her Documentary
May 25, 2023
D9a2X3uKPqI
‘The Little Mermaid’ Cast Plays ‘Name That Fish!’
May 25, 2023
m0oH_a5a9Ho
Derek Hough Says Ariana Madix Makes Sense For 'DWTS' After Cheating Scandal | TMZ TV
May 27, 2023
Fv-bpX5MUF4
Joe Jonas Jelaous Of His Brother Nick, Josh Duhamel Reveals Doomsday Prep | TMZ TV Full Ep - 5/25/23
May 26, 2023
fCKSkkDQQCc
New Docuseries Unravels Bizarre Mystery Of Adopted Ukrainian Natalia Grace | TMZ
May 26, 2023
rooaaU1ccoQ
Lindsay and Karl vs. Everyone Else on Summer House | Virtual Reali-Tea #shorts
May 27, 2023
Siad3klDuKw
Lisa Hochstein verbally assaulted, shoved Lenny in hostile ‘tirade’ at $10M home: docs #shorts
May 26, 2023
ABSvSTUdZuQ
Tom Sandoval loses his mind after being trolled for ‘ruining’ nail polish | PageSix
May 26, 2023
4uQ9DlsrVpc
TV Schedule
Late Night Show
Watch the latest shows of U.S. top comedians

Sports

Latest sport results, news, videos, interviews and comments
Latest Events
27
May
SPAIN: La Liga
Sevilla - Real Madrid
27
May
ITALY: Serie A
Fiorentina - Roma
27
May
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Borussia Dortmund - Mainz
27
May
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Koln - Bayern Munich
27
May
ITALY: Serie A
Spezia - Torino
27
May
ITALY: Serie A
Salernitana - Udinese
25
May
ENGLAND: Premier League
Manchester United - Chelsea
24
May
ENGLAND: Premier League
Brighton - Manchester City
24
May
SPAIN: La Liga
Real Madrid - Rayo Vallecano
24
May
SPAIN: La Liga
Espanyol - Atletico Madrid
23
May
SPAIN: La Liga
Real Valladolid - Barcelona
22
May
ITALY: Serie A
Empoli - Juventus
22
May
ITALY: Serie A
Roma - Salernitana
21
May
ENGLAND: Premier League
Manchester City - Chelsea
21
May
ITALY: Serie A
Napoli - Inter Milan
21
May
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Augsburg - Borussia Dortmund
21
May
SPAIN: La Liga
Valencia - Real Madrid
21
May
SPAIN: La Liga
Atletico Madrid - Osasuna
20
May
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Bayern Munich - RB Leipzig
20
May
ENGLAND: Premier League
Nottingham Forest - Arsenal
20
May
ENGLAND: Premier League
Bournemouth - Manchester United
20
May
ENGLAND: Premier League
Tottenham Hotspur - Brentford
20
May
ITALY: Serie A
AC Milan - Sampdoria
20
May
SPAIN: La Liga
Barcelona - Real Sociedad
20
May
ENGLAND: Premier League
Liverpool - Aston Villa
17
May
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Semifinal
Manchester City - Real Madrid
16
May
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Semifinal
Inter Milan - AC Milan
15
May
ENGLAND: Premier League
Leicester City - Liverpool
14
May
SPAIN: La Liga
Espanyol - Barcelona
14
May
ITALY: Serie A
Juventus - Cremonese
Find us on Instagram
at @feedimo to stay up to date with the latest.
Featured Video You Might Like
zWJ3MxW_HWA L1eLanNeZKg i1XRgbyUtOo -g9Qziqbif8 0vmRhiLHE2U JFCZUoa6MYE UfN5PCF5EUo 2PV55f3-UAg W3y9zuI_F64 -7qCxIccihU pQ9gcOoH9R8 g5MRDEXRk4k
Copyright © 2020 Feedimo. All Rights Reserved.