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- Sep 28, 2011
Airbus A380: World's biggest planes are not sky-worthy, say engineers | Mail Online
[h=1]World's biggest super-jumbos must be GROUNDED, say engineers after cracks are found in the wings of three Airbus A380s[/h]
- Cracks found in two Singapore Air super-jumbos, and one Qantas
- Both airlines admit cracks, but say planes are safe
- 'We can't continue to gamble with lives' - engineer
Both airlines, and Airbus, admitted that they had discovered cracks, but maintained that the aircraft were safe. In total, 67 Airbus A380s are in use worldwide, on seven airlines.The aircraft are in use by Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Air France, Lufthansa, Korean Airlines and China Southern.