Jetstar A320 Reverser Incident Triggers Maintenance Changes

Credit: Rob Finlayson
A forgotten maintenance lockout pin that prevented a Jetstar Airbus A320 thrust reverser from operating has led Qantas and Airbus to change maintenance procedures, an Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) incident report revealed. The A320’s left thrust reverser did not deploy following a...
Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor Sean Broderick covers aviation safety, MRO, and the airline business from Aviation Week Network's Washington, D.C. office.

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