Qantas Grounds A380s

By Adrian Schofield adrian_schofield@aviationweek.com, Bradley Perrett perrett@aviationweek.com

A Qantas Airbus A380 (VH-OQA) flight was forced to turn back to Singapore on Nov. 4 because of the apparent uncontained failure of a Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine soon after takeoff. The carrier has grounded its A380 fleet until more is known about the incident.

There were no injuries among passenger or crew. Debris from the engine cowling was recovered on the island of ...

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