Inspections ordered on some Airbus A380s after wing cracks found

FILE PHOTO: An Airbus A380-800 aircraft of Singapore Airlines takes off from Zurich airport, April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) – European regulators have ordered inspections on some older Airbus <AIR.PA> A380 superjumbo airplanes after some cracks were detected in wings on the world’s largest passenger aircraft. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) directive, which formalises an instruction from the manufacturer itself, covers part of the outer wing on the 25 oldest aircraft, […]

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