Don’t expect to see Frances Bean Cobain on an airplane anytime in the near future.
On September 30, Air France flight 66 from Paris to Los Angeles suffered “serious damage to one of its four engines,” the airline confirmed. The plane, a Qantas Airbus A380, made an emergency landing in Canada; the crew handled the incident “perfectly,” according to a statement, and there were no injuries. The experience did, however, change the perspective of at least one passenger: Frances Bean Cobain, a Marc Jacobs model and the daughter of Kurt & Court.
Cobain took to Instagram on Friday to address the scary experience. Under a series of pictures of the damaged plane, she wrote that since the incident, she has “woken up everyday for the past week just grateful to wake up.” “Thinking I would never see my mom or my boyfriend or my grams or my pets or my friends again, sparked a renaissance of the soul / mind / body / spirit,” she continued. “So I’ve entered the phase of my life where every moment is truly precious. All the mundane “crippling” anxieties I once let dictate how I functioned have dissipated. I was jolted awake and awake is where I need to stay in order to live authentically. As cheeseball as that sounds. It resonates at true. To me.”
Her post attracted the attention of one of the firefighters who responded to the damaged plane, who wrote “I was one of the firefighters from the airport fire rescue team! To read what you said about living each day to the fullest, is how everyone should live each day![…]Its crazy knowing how terrible this could have turned out, but thankfully the pilot landed safely without any trouble.”
While mom Love has not commented explicitly on the situation, she did post a sentimental Instagram of her own on Thursday; a throwback picture of Cobain as a young girl with the caption, “This beautiful creature has grown up to be the finest woman I know.”
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Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean Cobain at the 1993 MTV Video Music Awards at in Los Angeles, California.
Courtney Love and Frances Bean Cobain during “The Grinch” Los Angeles Premiere at Universal City Amphitheatre in Universal City, California, United States.
Courtney Love dressed in a slouchy white satin dress and matching hat poses with daughter Frances Bean.
Courtney Love & Daughter Frances Bean Cobain arrive at an awards show in matching colorful slip dresses.
Courtney Love & Daughter Frances Bean Cobain attend a movie premiere, again matching in black dresses and festive jewelry.
Courtney Love and Frances Bean Cobain arrive at the American Idol Finale: Results Show held at the Kodak Theatre on May 25, 2005 in Hollywood, California.
Courtney Love and Frances Bean Cobain at the Mercedes-Benz Fall 2006 L.A. Fashion Week in Culver City, California.
Courtney Love and Frances Bean Cobain in Kay Jewelers Celebrity Retreat Produced by Backstage Creations at the 2006 Billboard Music Awards.
Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean Cobain attend the Aquamarine premiere in Los Angeles.
Courtney Love and Frances Bean Cobain attend a Versace event in California.
Frances Bean Cobain and Courtney Love pose together at an event space.
Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean Cobain are seen together during Mercedez Benz Fashion Week.
Frances Bean Cobain and musician Courtney Love attend the HBO documentary films Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck Sundance premiere on January 24, 2015 in Park City, Utah.
Frances Bean Cobain and Courtney Love attend the premiere of HBO Documentary Films’ “Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck” at the Egyptian Theatre on April 21, 2015 in Hollywood, California.
Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean Cobain attend a special In Conversation event with Courtney Love as part of the Liberatum ‘Women in Creativity’ series presented by St Martins Lane on March 21, 2016 in London, England.
Frances Bean Cobainand Courtney Love attend LOVE Magazine and Marc Jacobs LFW Party to celebrate LOVE 16.5 collector’s issue of LOVE and Berlin 1989 at Loulou’s on September 19, 2016 in London, England.
Courtney Love and Frances Bean Cobain attend the launch party hosted by Christopher Bailey and Jefferson Hack to celebrate the Burberry and Dazed cover featuring Jean Campbell at Makers House on September 20, 2016 in London, England.
Frances Bean Cobain and Courtney Love attend Buro 24/7 Fashion Forward Initiative as part of Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2016 at Hotel Ritz on September 30, 2016 in Paris, France.
Frances Bean Cobain and Courtney Love attends the Givenchy show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2017on October 2, 2016 in Paris, France.
Frances Bean Cobain and Courtney Love attend the Chanel show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2017 on October 4, 2016 in Paris, France.
Courtney Love and Frances Bean Cobain attend the 5th Annual Hilarity For Charity Variety Show at Hollywood Palladium on October 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.
Frances Bean Cobain and Courtney Love attend the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. Photo courtesy of Getty Images.
Courtney Love and Frances Bean Cobain attend KENZO presents La Collection Memento N°2 with a traditional Japanese Kagura performance during Paris Fashion Week,
Frances Bean Cobain and Courtney Love attends the Saint Laurent show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2018 on September 26, 2017 in Paris, France. Photo courtesy of Getty Images.
Courtney Love, Jeremy Scott, and Frances Bean Cobain attend ‘Other Peoples Children launch and store opening’ at Other Peoples Children on March 8, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Photo courtesy of Getty Images.