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11/01/2008
Singapore Airlines`s Airbus A-380 suffers a little incident

The world`s biggest commercial airplane, the Airbus A-380, suffered today its first incident since its operational service on October 25th, when the plane go out from the runway when it was towed by a truck preparing for the take off.
The responsible company, Singapore Airlines(SIA), assured in an official notice that none of the passengers were damaged and all the plane`s passengers, with route to Sidney, were moved to a Boeing 747 for the flight to the australian city.
The airline added that the A-380 go out from the paved way and ended in the grass when still was not using its own power, and it was being towed towards the runway by a truck, which suffered a failure in its hydraulic system.
The Airbus A-380 will go to a technical test before returing to operational service.
In the first operational flight, passengers from 35 differents countries paid between 560 dollars by a tourist class seat and 100.380 dollars by a suite for the one ay flight to Sidney.

Source: EFE





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