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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 »

Plane Lands With Gaping Hole in Engine

Passengers heard loud noise, smelled burning

(Newser) - Passengers and crew on a China Eastern Airlines flight out of Sydney survived to fly another day after what pilots told air traffic controllers was an "uncontained failure" of an engine. The Shanghai-bound flight returned to Sydney Sunday evening after the problem left a gaping hole in an engine... More »

Airbus A320 Makes Forced Landing on Canary Islands

(Newser) - An Airbus A320 experienced engine trouble shortly after takeoff today from the Canary Islands and was forced to turn around and make an emergency landing. The Spanish Iberworld airliner was headed from Gran Canaria to Oslo, Norway, said Spanish national airport authority AENA. No one was hurt and the plane... 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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