SIA Cargo B747-400F suffers engine pod strike


A Singapore Airlines Cargo Boeing 747-400 Freighter suffered a pod strike to engine number one during a missed approach at Sydney Airport.

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is investigating the incident, which took place on 28 November at 20.40 local time with aircraft 9V-SFO flying from Singapore’s Changi Airport.

The ATSB will interview the flight crew and other directly involved parties and obtain other relevant information including recorded data.

The safety bureau adds a report will be released, and should a critical safety issue be identified during the course of the investigation, the ATSB will notify relevant stakeholders so appropriate safety action can be taken.