Oil Feed Pipe Confirmed As Initiator Of Qantas A380 Engine Failure

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) confirmed May 18 that a poorly made oil feed pipe initiated the uncontained failure of a Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine on Qantas Airbus A380 on Nov. 4. No one was injured in the incident, which occurred shortly after takeoff from Singapore, but the...

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