05 Feb '11, 6am

SIA A380 which developed smoke during flight on Jan 31 had signs of burnt wiring

Singapore Airlines said an Airbus A380 superjumbo flying from Hong Kong to Singapore on Jan 31 developed smoke in one lavatory upon descent, prompting the flight crew to activate an extinguisher as a precaution. There was no fire and the aircraft landed without incident, Singapore Airlines spokesman Nick Ionides said in an email. Subsequent inspection of the forward cargo hold revealed "signs of burns to electrical wiring", according to the spokesman. The airline and Airbus SAS, which manufactures the A380, are investigating the incident and are inspecting the front cargo holds in the airline's entire A380 fleet for potential signs of burning, Mr Ionides said. Singapore Airlines operates 11 of the superjumbos and was the first airline to fly the aircraft commercially in 2007. In November, a Qantas Airways A380 was forced to make an emergency landing after one of its engine...

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