SIA aircraft damaged during checks

A Singapore Airlines (SIA) Airbus was damaged while the plane was undergoing checks yesterday morning. SIA said the nose gear retracted during a landing gear system check after maintenance work to rectify a defect. An engineer was on board at the tim
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A Singapore Airlines (SIA) Airbus was damaged while the plane was undergoing checks yesterday morning. SIA said the nose gear retracted during a landing gear system check after maintenance work to rectify a defect. An engineer was on board at the time, but was not injured. No other passengers or crew were inside. The airline said it would cooperate fully with the authorities in investigations.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 12, 2015, with the headline 'SIA aircraft damaged during checks'. Print Edition | Subscribe