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A trail of fuel is seen through a window of a Qantas Airbus A380 that made an emergency landing in Singapore on Thursday after an engine blowout.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matthew Hewitt / AP

Damage is seen on the left wing, over the No. 2 engine, of passenger plane flight QF32.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: REUTERS

After a successful emergency landing, firefighters douse the Qantas plane.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / AP

Passengers exit the superjumbo, which had 459 people aboard.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Philip Cook / AP

Foam from the firefighting effort remains beneath the A380, the world's largest airliner.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Philip Cook / AP

Technicians look at the damaged engine of the plane.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAVID LOH / Reuters

Indonesian police officers inspect parts of the Qantas jetliner that were found in the area after one of its four engines blew.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tundra Laksamana / Associated Press

Airport police ask the media to leave the restricted area while passengers exit the plane after it made an emergency landing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP

A passenger from the Airbus 380 gives a thumbs-up as he's driven away following the emergency landing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VIVEK PRAKASH / Reuters

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Qantas grounded its Airbus A380 fleet after one of the superjumbo jets blew out an engine Thursday, shooting flames and raining large metal chunks before making a safe emergency landing in Singapore with 459 people aboard, according to the Associated Press.

It was most serious midair incident involving the double-decker A380, the world’s largest and latest airliner, since it debuted in October 2007 with Singapore Airlines flying it to Sydney — the same route that Qantas flight QF34 was flying when it was stricken.

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