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Singapore Airlines A380 plane in emergency landing

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6 January 2014 Last updated at 12:41 GMT

Singapore Airlines A380 plane in emergency landing

An Airbus A380 plane operated by Singapore Airlines was forced to make an emergency landing in Azerbaijan due to loss of cabin pressure.
The plane was flying from London to Singapore and had 467 passengers and 27 crew members on board.
The airline said that oxygen masks were deployed and the aircraft landed "uneventfully" at the Baku airport.
It said that none of the passengers or crew was injured and that it was investigating what caused the problem.
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-- BBC 2014-01-06

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Lots of hysterical Marys around these days.

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Off-topic posts deleted. Stay on topic, please.

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I wonder how many of the "complaining passengers" are Singaporean - they generally are an uptight bunch.

Congrats to the Captain & crew for safe handling of this situation. Good Work !

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Food for thought....the growing number of incidents involving the A380 series: http://www.aeroinside.com/incidents/type/a388/airbus-a-380-800

I guess I shouldn't be crying over travel plans that will see me miss out on my first TG 380 flight ever out of CDG. Instead I get a new torture seat on the "refurbished" AB 340

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Removed a post using a profanity and the replies to it. Also removed a troll post, and a baiting post and the reply to it.

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Food for thought....the growing number of incidents involving the A380 series: http://www.aeroinside.com/incidents/type/a388/airbus-a-380-800

Well it is unlikely to be a shrinking number of incidents is it?

Not quite Dreamliner status yet?

I would have panicked too... of all places to be doing an emergency landing!!!

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I wonder what the response would have been from the TVF crowd had it been a TG A380...

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My sister was on the flight.

They think there was a leak from one of the doors because it was inspected by a technician before take off.

She said the descent was pretty scary. Baku airport for a day, a few hours in the Hilton and she's now in Singapore waiting for a connection to Sydney.

Not enough info for passengers and sq couldn't provide much inside the airport.

All the fun of the fair.

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I'm glad your sister was OK. Scary when a flight goes wrong I bet.

I'm not clear on why this has anything to do with the Dreamliner since it wa an Airbus that failed.

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I'm glad your sister was OK. Scary when a flight goes wrong I bet.

I'm not clear on why this has anything to do with the Dreamliner since it wa an Airbus that failed.

She had a newborn with her. Good pics we got on Facebook. But, because there was no star alliance partner airline in Baku there was little or no assistance on the ground.

The story is that they knew the door had a minor problem but still decided to try and make it.

Silly plan.

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I wonder how many of the "complaining passengers" are Singaporean - they generally are an uptight bunch.

Congrats to the Captain & crew for safe handling of this situation. Good Work !

You'll find it was mostly Australian airing their unhappiness . . . so why the anti-Singapore rant? SQ is by far the best airline around . . . and it is to the crew's credit that they actually informed the passengers what was going on

I'm glad your sister was OK. Scary when a flight goes wrong I bet.

I'm not clear on why this has anything to do with the Dreamliner since it wa an Airbus that failed.

She had a newborn with her. Good pics we got on Facebook. But, because there was no star alliance partner airline in Baku there was little or no assistance on the ground.

The story is that they knew the door had a minor problem but still decided to try and make it.

Silly plan.

I read that they checked the door, found nothing wrong, and then started the flight where the error showed again

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