French air accident investigation agency BEA has said damage to the Air France Airbus A380, which suffered an uncontained engine failure over Greenland Sept. 30, appears to be limited to the No. 4 engine and its immediate environment. Observation shows the fan, the first rotating part in front of the engine, detached during flight, according to BEA. The A380, operating as flight AF66 and powered by Engine Alliance GP7200 engines, was en route from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Los Angeles ...

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