An American woman has filmed the moment when one of the engines on his Delta Air Lines flight suffered a catastrophic failure.
Rebecca Needham was aboard the plane, from Atlanta to Baltimore, who was on the road an hour before the dramatic event, where a piece of engine is thought to have come loose and caused the engine to fail.
Needham said: "We are not sure why the plane was malfunctioning or what the cause was. They said the plane will now be retired."
A Delta Air Lines official stated: "The flight crew from Delta aircraft 1
"The flight landed without incident and customers were reaccommodated on an alternative aircraft. We apologize to our customers for the inconvenience this diversion may have caused. "
However, the passengers on the flight were less sanguine, but some went to Twitter after their experience.
The plane involved in the engine failure event in yesterday was an MD-88, an aircraft currently being phased out by airlines worldwide.