Aboard the qantas A380, the computers were overwhelmed by a firestorm of error messages and basically gave up.
Passengers on qantas Flight 32 from Singapore to Sydney heard a loud bang soon after takeoff and saw smoke coming from one engine.
Flying shrapnel, fuel leaks, and an exploded engine nearly crashed the qantas Airbus 380 in Singapore recently.
Eleven are operated by Singapore Airlines, six by qantas, and three by Lufthansa.
By chance, the qantas A380 had five experienced pilots on the flight deck, rather than the normal two.
The qantas captain in Singapore had 440 passengers aboard in broad daylight.
It turned out that the engine on the qantas airplane had a manufacturing fault.
The qantas and Singapore A380s are powered by four Rolls Royce Trent 900 engines.
If a New Guinea savage wants to take passage aboard a qantas airliner, what is the fare in cowrie shells?