Mid-air safety scare as pilots lose control of Airbus with 43 passengers on board -


Padang Ekspres.net-Airbus yesterday insisted the incident - which took place in August - was a 'one off' and said that no planes would be grounded.

Airbus denied reports it was issuing a 'safety warning', but admitted it was drafting new advice for pilots - alerting them to the potential electrical fault and giving guidance on how to cope if it happens again.

Last week an Airbus A380 London to Sydney jet was forced to make an emergency landing in Singapore after an engine exploded mid-air.

Six aircraft have been grounded with an investigation into the explosion is underway.

Yesterday Airbus said it was working closely with the Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) about the latest glitch.



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