In an unprecedented move, Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority launched a two-week special audit of Qantas, which said it welcomed the move, hoping to put an end to the publicity that has resulted from incidents it labeled as largely normal, everyday airline events. CASA said yesterday that there was no evidence to suggest safety standards had fallen at QF but that it is it taking additional precautions following the latest incident, which involved hydraulic fluid leaking from a 767. ...

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