Singapore Airlines grounds two 787-10’s with engine fan blade issues

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Singapore Airlines has grounded two 787-10’s as a result of premature fan blade wear on the Rolls Royce Trent-1000 engines.

The aircraft are to have new engines installed, and the rest have been grounded subject to examination, 7 were reported to be out of service just yesterday. One 787-10 returned to Changi from Nagano in Japan empty and a 777 was sent to rescue the passengers.