A Silk Way Airlines Boeing 747-400F made an emergency landing at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) after one of its Rolls-Royce engines appeared to fail immediately after takeoff. The aircraft, registration 4K-SW888, had just been released from a D check overhaul at the airport's HAECO maintenance facility. It was undergoing a test and check flight following the MRO operation and had was at about 500 feet when one of its inboard RB211 engines appears to have experienced a power ...

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