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767 latest Qantas jet to turn back in flight

A Qantas Boeing 767 has turned back on a domestic flight in Australia after pilots detected abnormal vibrations in one of the plane’s engines.

No one was injured in Friday’s incident, which comes after a Rolls-Royce engine on one of the airline’s Airbus A380s superjumbos disintegrated in flight last week. Get the full story »

Another Qantas jet, a 747, has engine problems

A second Qantas Airways Ltd. plane made an emergency landing at Singapore’s Changi airport with engine problems, the Australian flag carrier said Friday.

“Shortly after takeoff, the aircraft operating at QF6 from Singapore to Sydney experienced an issue of one of its engines. As a precautionary measure, the captain sought primary clearance to return to Singapore and the aircraft landed safely a short time later without incident,” Qantas said in a statement. Get the full story »