The three operators of Rolls-Royce Trent 900-powered A380s are awaiting the outcome of preliminary investigations into the serious engine failure suffered by a Qantas aircraft on departure from Singapore on Nov 4. The incident involved Qantas’s first A380 (VH-OQA), which was operating flight QF32 bound for Sydney, and was forced to return to Singapore’s Changi Airport after what CEO Alan Joyce described as an apparent uncontained engine failure. Joyce said the airline had suspended ...
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