The liner of Air FranceEN route from Paris to Los Angeles, in the sky over the Atlantic was denied one of the engines. The cause of the engine failure was severe damage to his skin.
«We heard a loud sound and then the plane began to fall, he was shaking. We clearly understood that something was wrong and it wasn’t just turbulence,» — said the passenger of the liner Sarah Emig edition of the Daily News.
She said that the plane Air France AF66 was over the Atlantic ocean when the engine failed. On Board started to panic, the passengers began to scream. The plane was shaking for about 20 minutes, but the pilots managed to stabilize the ship and make an emergency landing at Canada airport in Goose Bay. To the landing place after the incident, the plane flew for another 2 hours.
PHOTO Air France #AF66 Paris to Los Angeles declared a Mayday. Emergency landing in Goose Bay. #4 engine suffered severe damage.
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As it turned out, the airport Goose Bay is not equipped to support large aircraft. Passengers remained on the plane about one and a half hours before the airport staff managed to find quite a lot of stairs, so people were able to leave the salon.
The plane did not fly to Los Angeles and CZ went back to the Paris airport of Charles de Gaulle.
Company AirFrance in a statement said that the plane safely returned to France after the establishment of the technical problems.