- Feb 12, 2008
Emirates A380 Superjumbo Lands With Hole Blown Into The Side of Fuselage And Insiders Claim The Damage Occurred On Takeoff
An Emirates A380 superjumbo landed at Brisbane International Airport on Friday evening with a large hole blown into the side of its fuselage in an area close to the left-hand wing known as the root fairing. Insiders claim the damage may have occurred on takeoff out of Dubai around 13 and a half...
@jb747 has commented a few times on Emirates' questionable Piloting experience/skills. I'll defer to the experts, but this seems like it could have had a far worse outcome on any other day.