The trembling stopped about 10 minutes later. We saw the cabin crew walking through the aisles quickly, and we heard an announcement from the captain that said one of our engines had an explosion,” a passenger said adding it wasn’t an extreme panic on board, but passengers were “white-knuckling” after the drop.
“Air France confirms that the crew of flight AF 066 operated by A380 from Paris-CDG to Los Angeles decided to divert to Goose Bay airport (Canada) 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 perfectly. The passengers are currently being assisted by teams dispatched to the location,” Air France announced on its official website. They also specified that arrangements were made for two flights from Goose Bay to Los Angeles in an effort to get the passengers of Flight AF066 to their destination. However, information exists that passengers sat on the plane on the tarmac for two hours before receiving a meal, and were getting anxious without official word on what they would be doing, and when.