A gradual degradation of engine performance leads a Cathy Pacific crew into a dire situation, all due to Super Absorbent Polymer Spheres!  This is the story of Cathy 780 and the excellent job that the crew did to get their crippled aircraft onto the ground.

The incident aircraft, an Airbus A330.

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