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10 April 2012

Qantas Airbus A380 ready after $150 million repairs following Singapore accident

10 April 2012

Qantas has completed the repairs of the Airbus A380 VH-OQA that suffered substantial damage in an accident at Singapore in November 2010. The cost associated with the repair job was $150 million. On November 4, 2010 Qantas Flight QF32 suffered an uncontained failure of engine nr. 2 during  climbout from Singapore-Changi International Airport (SIN). The A380 returned for […]

ATSB: Manufacturing problem potential factor in recent A380 engine failure

2 December 2010

The ATSB has issued a safety recommendation about potential engine problems in some Airbus A380 aircraft. The ATSB is investigating an occurrence involving a Qantas A380 aircraft that experienced engine failure over Batam Island, Indonesia on 4 November 2010. The aircraft landed safely in Singapore having returned with the aircraft’s No 2 engine shut down. There […]