Smoked filled a Jet Blue plane as terrified passengers reached for their oxygen masks when then airplane’s engine explodes shortly after takeoff.
The trouble began shortly after JetBlue flight #1416 heading to Austin from Long Beach became air born. Passengers heard an explosion and the cabin began to fill with smoke. Some oxygen masks did not deploy but according to ‘Twilight’ actor Jackson Rathbone, the stewardesses helped to manually deployed them.
According to reports, the plane’s #2 right engine exploded. The pilots managed to put out the fire from the cockpit while making a safe landing. 3 people were treated for minor injuries and 1 person was taken to the hospital for shortness of breath.