Thomas Cook A330 Engine Explosion

On the Aviation Herald - a website that lists all the aviation incidents around the world - the accident is listed as a "rejected takeoff". But it's much more scary than that. Take a look at Mr Lowe's video below. It is very lucky this accident happened on the ground. There is some debate on his YouTube page over whether the Thomas Cook A330 engine exploded or whether it was just a compressor stall. Still, the fact remains that a huge ball of fire engulfs one of the plane's engines as it taxis down the runway. Either way, that's not good. Mr Lowe continued to film, capturing the response from emergency vehicles. He says it took them two minutes and 46 seconds to arrive on the scene. Read more: http://www.news.com.au/travel/news/thomas-cook-a330-engine-explosion-caught-by-plane-spotter-at-manchester-airport/story-e6frfq80-1226669918680#ixzz2XLq3Q8Yz