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Aviation expert details Rolls-Royce engine fault

Rolls-Royce has said that a mid-air engine explosion during an A380 super-jumbo jet flight to Australia resulted from a single faulty component.

Australian airline Qantas grounded its fleet of six A380s after an engine broke apart on a flight to Australia on 4 November.

The plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Singapore, and the incident forced all A380 operators to check their planes.

Aviation expert Chris Yates explains the exact nature of the fault - and what it means for the future.

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