Qantas A380 Turn-back Highlights Ground-damage Ramifications

Passenger-door seal damage caused by a catering truck created an unnerving onboard noise that led a Qantas Airbus A380 to return to Sydney 2 hr. into a scheduled flight to the U.S., an Australian Transport Safety Board (ATSB) report found. The A380 conducted a routine departure from Sydney Airport...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.