Captain Richard Champion de Crespigny AM was a Qantas pilot in charge of a routine flight from Singapore to Sydney on 4 November, 2010. Four minutes after take-off, one of the engines of QF32 suddenly exploded, causing multiple systems to fail. Richard was forced to make quick decisions to save the lives of 469 people on board.
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