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Had it not been for the exceptional skill of the pilots, the explosion almost certainly would have caused the A380 to crash.
Qantas a380 pilot explosion 2012 5 22

Qantas pilot captain Richard de Crespigny poses infront of the Qantas Airbus A380 jet dubbed 'Nancy Bird Walton', in honour of Australia's first female commercial pilot, on the tarmac at the Changi International Airport in Singapore on April 21, 2012. A Qantas Airbus A380 jet that dramatically lost an engine in a mid-air blast off Singapore in November 2010 was formally handed back to the Australian flag carrier April 21 after extensive repairs.