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Air France Passenger Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Canadian Goose Bay

01 October, 2017, 00:23 | Author: Paula Vaughn
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One of the plane's four engine had "serious damage", but no further details about the damages were released.

Thankfully, they were able to land safely at an airport in Goose Bay, Canada.

"The plane that carries the flight 066 landed without damage on the military airport of Goose Bay, Canada and all of the 520 people on board were evacuated without damage or casualties", said a spokesman for the company in Paris.

Rick Engebretsen, one of the passengers, wrote a Twitter message saying there was a "loud thud and a lot of vibration".

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Another passenger tweeted the sardonic caption, "I think the engine has seen better days".

The plane was carrying 496 passengers and 24 crew at the time, an Air France spokesperson told AFP news agency.

"The regularly trained pilots and cabin crew handled this serious incident perfectly", Air France officials said in a statement.

The aircraft landed safely in Goose Bay following the incident over the Atlantic. The airline said it was making arrangements to send the plane's passengers to their destination of Los Angeles. Customers taken care by Air France and rerouting solutions on going.

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