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French volunteers find fragments from exploded airliner engine

A search by about 150 volunteers in eastern France, following an appeal for help from French air accident investigation agency, the BEA, have found titanium fragments of a Pratt & Whitney engine from an Airbus 220 that exploded mid-flight this summer, the third such incident this year. 

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Engine parts from Air France flight found in Greenland

Parts from an Air France A380 aircraft which was forced to land at Canada's Goose Bay airfield on September 30th after one of its four jet engines exploded over the Atlantic Ocean mid-flight from Paris to Los Angeles have been found in Greenland.

Air France passengers describe how engine disintegrated over Atlantic

Passengers on the Paris to Los Angeles say they heard a thud and vibrations rattled through the cabin as the A380 plane lost altitude.