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Airbus A380 of Lufthansa returns to Frankfurt due to loss of engine oil

The plane was flying from the German city to Houston yesterday and suffered a leak in one of its engines. An Airbus A380-800 aircraft and registration D-AIMF belonging to Lufthansa, was operating the LH-440 flight between Frankfurt International Airport (FRA), in Germany, and Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH), in the United States, on December 1. When the aircraft was flying over the Atlantic Ocean about 550 nautical miles (1,020 kilometers) west of Shannon, Ireland, the pilots noticed an oil leak in engine number two, which is why they decided to return…

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An Airbus A380 of Air France loses part of an engine in mid-flight

The aircraft headed from Paris to Los Angeles made an emergency landing in Canada. An airplane Airbus A380-800 registration F-HPJE, belonging to Air France, suffered an explosion in the engine 4, which destroyed the front covering of the same causing damage to the right wing. The Air France Flight AF66 departed from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) and was heading to Los Ángeles International Airport(LAX). Due to the emergency, the plane landed at 13:40 local time at Goose Bay Canadian Forces Base (YYR), located on the East coast of the country. There were no injured by…

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Emirates A380 at Domodedovo Airport Emirates Moscow-Domodedovo Intl. Airport 

An Emirates A380 almost suffers an accident in Moscow

The world’s largest commercial aircraft landed dangerously at Domodedovo Airport. An Airbus A380 of Emirates starred in a strange event on September 10 when it was about to land at Moscow-Domodedovo International Airport (DME), in Russia. The Flight EK131 from Dubai descended below the glide path, up to 120 meters when it was 15 kilometers from the airport, while the minimum recommended at that distance is 600 meters. The airplane with 446 passengers and crew members on board, was raised for a new landing attempt and after a second missed approach, finally managed to land. The UAE Aviation Civil General…

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Qantas flight forced to land in Sydney

A flight of Qantas from Australia to United States makes landing in Sydney after dumping fuel at sea. The flight QF93, operated with an Airbus A380, was on the route from Melbourne to Los Angeles when emergency light came on in the cockpit about one hour after take off. The crew was noticed the loss of engine oil, which did not force the shut down of the engine but the captain set it to idle and made the decision to return to land to have the fault inspected. For that reason, the flight…

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