Air France A380 Lands Safely After Engine Blows to Pieces in Flight

Air France A380 Lands Safely After Engine Blows to Pieces in Flight

Air France is leasing the plane - serial number 52 - from an unnamed lessor according to Planespotters.net and was delivered in May of 2011.

“The regularly trained pilots and cabin crew handled this serious incident perfectly, ” the airline said in a statement. Air France confirmed 497 passengers were on board the flight and "being assisted by teams dispatched to the location".

The airline says the plane landed safely Saturday afternoon after being diverted to Goose Bay airport as a precaution.

"We had a mid-air mayday when we lost one of our engines".

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Goose Bay is a former U.S. Air Force Base used in the Cold War as a nuclear weapons staging base and it has 11,000-foot and 9,000-foot runways.

One of the four engines on the Airbus A380 flight AF66 failed west of Greenland on Saturday. However, the flight was late by almost 90 minutes from its scheduled departure time of 10.10 am from Paris.

He said passengers had been provided with meals and that the captain had come out to speak to passengers.

Their version of the plane uses GP7200 engines, a giant turbofan built by General Electric and Pratt and Whitney of the US.

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A passenger on the flight posted the following inflight photos of the damage on Twitter.

He also added there was a sudden movement followed by a loud noise that made me think the engine had failed, which caused panic among the passenger.

Air France said the two flights that will ferry the passengers are scheduled to leave Goose Bay early Sunday.

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