SQ Grounds Two Of Its Newer Planes Due To Engine Issues

Singapore Airline have said in a statement released today that they have grounded two of its SIA 787-10 Dreamliner planes from service. This after checks found that the two planes had issues with it Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 Engines, specifically premature blade deterioration.

SIA said that routine inspection of one of the planes found the issue, and as a result, they decided to check the whole fleet of Boeing 787-10 fleet. It resulted in the two planes being grounded as a precaution, while awaiting engine replacements. SIA also said that they will be working closely with Rolls-Royce, as well as other relevant authorities for additional follow up actions and precautionary measures to ensure that this problem does not recur.

SIA has 49 of the Boeing 787 – 10 fleet, and they first took delivery of the planes back in March 2018.

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