Emirates passengers heard “loud bang” before hole was discovered in plane

Emirates passengers heard “loud bang” before hole was discovered in plane

There is no report of any passenger getting injured in the incident.

Passengers on an Emirates flight noticed a large hole in the side of the plane after it landed safely in Brisbane, Australia.

according to independentThe incident occurred on 1 July on flight EK450. The Airbus A380 had taken off safely from Dubai for about 14 hours. Some passengers reportedly said that the incident may have happened during or shortly after take-off.

One passenger from the flight, identified as Patrick, traveled to Australia. courier mail that he had heard a related noise for about 45 minutes into the flight. He said there was a “loud bang” and he even felt it through the floor. “The cabin crew stayed calm, stopped the food service and got on the phone and checked the wings, the engines,” said Mr. Patrick.

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The hole was made in the left-hand wing root fairing, a part of the aircraft’s “skin” where the wings meet the cabin, shaped to reduce drag during flight.

with citing a reference Aviation HeraldThe independent reported that the pilots of the flight contacted air traffic control at Brisbane Airport shortly before landing to report that they suspected they had blown a tire on take-off, and that emergency services upon landing requested to meet.

Speaking to a UAE-based media outlet, NationalAn Emirates spokesperson said the Airbus A380 has been lying on the ground at Brisbane airport since the incident. The spokesman said the hole had no effect on the plane’s fuselage, frame or structure.

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“One of the aircraft’s 22 tires burst during cruise, causing damage to a small portion of the aerodynamic fairing, which is an outer panel or skin of the aircraft,” the airline said.

“At no time did this have any impact on the fuselage, frame or structure of the aircraft. The fairing has been completely replaced, checked and approved by engineers, Airbus and all relevant authorities,” the spokesperson said. Told.

There is no report of any passenger getting injured in the incident.

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