November 4, 2010 / 3:31 AM / 7 years ago

Qantas says crashed plane an Airbus A380

SINGAPORE, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Qantas told CNBC television that a plane that crashed near Singapore was an Airbus EAD.PA A380. No other details were immediately available.

The plane can carry more than 500 passengers. Witnesses said they had heard an explosion over the Indonesian island of Batam.

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