Sydney: Qantas Flight QF11 failed to take off to Los Angeles on Saturday after one of its engines suffered a complete failure. There were 344 passengers onboard.
News.com.au quoted passengers as saying that they heard a “loud bang" and later noticed black smoke coming out of the damaged engine.
The captain then reportedly announced over the intercom that the engine was completely damaged.
A Qantas spokeswoman said the plane was cleared for take-off when its engine failed.