Qantas Airbus Nosegear Fails at Heathrow

Tuesday, July 7, 2009
By George Hatcher
Qantas Airbus Nosegear Fails at Heathrow

Click to view full size photo at Contact Photographer Alasdair Mulhern What: Qantas Airbus A380-800 en route from Singapore to London Where: London Heathrow When: Jul 4th 2009 Why: The first approach was aborted due to a nose gear issue. After landing, nose gear steering failed, and the plane was towed. However, repairs... »

Lighting Strikes Airbus

Saturday, June 6, 2009
By George Hatcher
Lighting Strikes Airbus

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Paul Stam What: Aer Lingus Airbus A321-200 en route from Dublin to London Where: Dublin Airport When: Jun 6th 2009 11: 30 am. Who: Why: Coming out of London the Airbus was struck by lightning. The flight returned to London, and landed safely. Passengers... »

Airbus Engine Shuts Down on Singapore-London flight

Thursday, May 28, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800 en route from Singapore to London Heathrow Where: Heathrow Airport When: May 25th 2009 Why: One of the plane’s four engines shut down causing an hour’s delay. The plane was taken out of service, and the return flight was delayed until the Airbus was back in service. George’s Point... »

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