Engine blows apart above the Atlantic Ocean

An Air France jet carrying nearly 500 passengers made an emergency landing in Canada after the engine exploded.
1:28 | 10/01/17

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terrifying moments aboard a flight from Paris to los Angeles. An engine blowing apart. The jet making an emergency landing in Canada. Gloria Riviera with what happened next. Reporter: This is all that was left of one of the engines on that jet after it suffered a catastrophic failure, 37,000 feet over the atlantic. Passengers terrified as the pilots made a mayday call. Dramatic images show part of the engine detached, flapping in midair dangerously close to the wing holding fuel. The aircraft was vibrating, it was shaking. Reporter: The airfrance jet was headed from Paris to L.A.X. On Saturday when it was forced to make an emergency landing in Canada. The destruction visible. That initial 20 seconds, I've honestly never felt fear anywhere close to that in my life. Reporter: This rare failure forced the double decker jet to fly on three engines. This was such a violent explosion that hot metal blew out of the engine and blew the front of the engine off. Reporter: On the ground in Canada, more than ten hours of waiting until passengers could finally board other flights to the United States. It took some of the passengers more than 24 hours to reach their final destination. And the big question is, why? What happened? Officials have sent teams to Canada to investigate. Tom? Gloria, thank you. Still ahead, love Netflix? Be careful, there is a new scam

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