A hydraulic systems problem on a Qantas A380 (VH-OQD) has caused the aircraft to be grounded in Los Angeles. Qantas was forced to redeploy a 747 to take over some of the A380’s services. According to various unofficial reports, the aircraft’s hydraulic systems may have been contaminated with the wrong fluid that clogged filters. . Qantas does not expect to put the aircraft back into service for at least another two days.

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