A missing oxygen cylinder from the rear of the forward cargo compartment has emerged as the prime focus for investigators of a decompression incident involving a Qantas 747-400 (VH-OJK) operating as QF30 from Hong Kong to Melbourne with 365 passengers and crew Friday. The aircraft suffered a significant explosion at the rear of the forward cargo bay, creating a breach in the fuselage that in turn blew off the nonstructural fairing at the wing root, leading to media reports of a gaping hole ...

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