A Jetstar Airways Boeing 787-8 carrying 231 passengers from Singapore to Melbourne suffered damage to a flap torque tube when debris from a delaminated tire punctured the left inboard wing panel. After receiving a wing flap fault error, the crew returned to Singapore safely, despite a fuel-filled aircraft and high-speed landing. The operator reported that the delamination was a first for its 787 fleet. Upon further analysis, the part manufacturer concluded that the tire—Michelin part ...

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