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Airbus says A380 wing cracks pose no danger

PARIS — Tiny cracks discovered in the wings of Airbus superjumbo A380 planes can be easily repaired and pose no danger, the aircraft’s manufacturer said Wednesday. Airbus’ statement came the same day the European Aviation Safety Agency said 20 of the aircraft must be inspected after cracks were found in…

Qantas jumbo makes emergency landing in Singapore

Qantas superjumbo makes emergency landing in Singapore in first major incident for A380 Qantas grounded its Airbus A380 fleet after one of the superjumbo jets blew out an engine Thursday, shooting flames and raining large metal chunks before making a safe emergency landing in Singapore with 459 people aboard. It…