Qantas and its A380 fleet were in the news for much of the end of the year due to an uncontained engine failure on VH-OQA and the fleet’s subsequent grounding. The damaged aircraft, VH-OQA, will be out of service for many more months. Afkabruce89 captured this photos of VH-OQA during better times. The aircraft is seen departing Sydney’s runway 16R to Singapore as QF31. Taken with a Canon 40D.
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