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Failed Air France Engine Found in Icy Wasteland

Airbus A380's engine exploded midflight

(Newser) - The remains of an engine from an Air France Airbus A380 have been recovered from an icy desert in Greenland—and investigators hope the parts will provide clues to an "incredibly rare" midflight engine explosion last weekend. France's BEA air accident agency says the flight's data recorder... More »

Jennifer Lawrence's Plane Has Incident at 31K Feet

Left engine reportedly failed, and it wasn't the only one

(Newser) - Engine failure is not what you want to experience at 31,000 feet, but that's what happened to actress Jennifer Lawrence on Saturday—and then it got worse. The 26-year-old had departed Louisville, Ky., on a private plane with two pilots and one other passenger when the engine issue... More »

Black Box Reveals Both Engines Failed

Investigators postpone search for missing engine

(Newser) - Both engines on the airplane that crashed into the Hudson River last week lost power simultaneously at 3,200 feet, a clue from black box recorders for investigators still searching for the missing left engine, AP reports. Tugboats have begun hauling wreckage to New Jersey where it will be examined... More »

Boeing 777 in Spotlight After London Crash

Popular passenger jets had piled up 3.5M hours without such an incident

(Newser) - British and American investigators are still piecing together flight data to determine why a Boeing 777's engines suddenly refused to increase power just short of landing, causing the plane to crash-land at London's Heathrow airport on Thursday. The unexplained crash has drawn worldwide puzzlement, as the popular passenger plane previously... More »

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