Singapore Airlines Airbus Looses Power In A Storm

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Singapore Airlines Airbus A330-300 lost power to both of its engines during a storm, according to the airline. According to Flightradar, the Airbus descended 13,000 feet before the crew was able to re-power up the engines. Singapore Airlines is in the process of reviewing the incident with engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce and Airbus.

The flight SQ836 was en route to Shanghai from Singapore on Saturday when it flew into a storm at 39,000 feet about three and a half hours after departure. Both engines temporarily lost power and the pilots followed operational procedures which restored normal operation of the engines. The flight continued to Shanghai and touched down uneventfully with its 180 passengers. Both engines were thoroughly inspected and tested upon arrival in Shanghai with no anomalies were found.

At this stage, Airbus could not be reached for comment but you might want to check our articles on the safest airlines before you next fly.

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