Qantas A380 suffered a dual tire blowout on landing at Sydney last week. Flight QF32 from Singapore arrived at SYD on Wednesday at 8.30 p.m. local time and on touchdown is understood to have suffered a brake problem that apparently locked the wheels. A QF spokesperson said the "tire blowout is believed to have been connected to a braking problem and we understand there was an issue with the braking system attached to the two tires." The incident produced a shower of flames and sparks and was ...

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