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November 8th, 2010
07:48 AM ET

Is your flight safe? : Passenger jets grounded over engine concerns

Multiple plane accidents made headlines last week. And, word today that Qantas, which had to emergency land a superjumbo jet last week after an engine blew, is grounding all A-380 jets.

Today, aviation analyst Peter Goelz, the former managing director of the NTSB, explains on American Morning what went wrong in each incident and what is concerning about the Qantas accident.

Goelz calls the engine blow on the Qantas jet "very disturbing." "Engines are designed to contain a failure such as this," he told AM's John Roberts.

Watch the full interview here.


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