Qantas has grounded five of its Q400s, citing problems with the landing gear. The airline inspected its 21 Q400s after Flybe raised concerns about undercarriage fittings on its fleet of Q400s, a Qantas spokesperson said. "We have picked up some issues on five aircraft and that has required us to take them out of service," he said in a statement. The aircraft are operated by subsidiary QantasLink. He said the issue does not affect "immediate flight safety" but the ...

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