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General Chat Thread, Well there's.... in General; Originally Posted by FN-GM oh dear another one! Qantas 747 Lands With Engine Fault a Day After Airbus Blowout - ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    Probably just as well my husband has been seconded for six months. I think's he going to have to row home if he wants to get here any sooner.

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    Probably just as well my husband has been seconded for six months. I think's he going to have to row home if he wants to get here any sooner.
    Tell him to go with Singapore Airlines. I have been a few times to Oz, i found Qantas and BA service useless

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    Tell him to go with Singapore Airlines. I have been a few times to Oz, i found Qantas and BA service useless
    His company has a contract with BA and he's got rather a lot of air miles along with use of the excutive lounges! He flew out Cathay Pacific via Hong Kong on a BA code-share flight and said that was uncomfortable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by plexer View Post
    Thats was a good documentary if I remember correctly they explosively detached a blade from the engine and the engine had to contain all the debris in order to pass, that was one big bang.

    Ben
    Yup that was the one

    They also filmed at the Barnoldswick plant which is near me

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    Quote from Quantas spokesman on the day:
    "Looks like there has been some sort of problem with an engine"

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    Apparently, the crew from the a380 were on the B744 that had the engine shutdown.

    Mid-air incidents mar Qantas anniversary - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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    Quote Originally Posted by computer_expert View Post
    Apparently, the crew from the a380 were on the B744 that had the engine shutdown.

    Mid-air incidents mar Qantas anniversary - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
    Probably been getting a lift home...

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