SINGAPORE Airlines has argued suggestions by Airservices Australia that one of its flights departing Melbourne on Sun may have been involved in a tailstrike incident during wild weather. According to controllers at MEL, the tail of the 777-300 reportedly hit the runway as the aircraft took off, creating a puff of smoke. The incident was reported to the pilot of flight SQ238, who said there had been no indication of a tailstrike and the flight continued onto Singapore safely.
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