Singapore Airlines Responds To Double Engine Failure

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    Yesterday I shared the rather insane story of a Singapore Airlines A330 flying from Singapore to Shanghai, which lost power in both engines and descended for 13,000 feet before the pilots managed to restart the engines. This was by no means a "plunge," but rather a gradual glide, given that planes can glide for quite a distance even without any engine power. A double engine failure is exceptionally rare, though perhaps the most shocking part is that the pilots didn't divert the plane, even though they were near several diversion airports. So what really happened? The Sydney Morning Herald has a quote from an airline spokesperson about the incident: The post Singapore Airlines Responds To Double Engine Failure appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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