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Dubai-Bound Qantas Airways Plane Diverts to Muscat

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Dubai-Bound Qantas Airways Plane Diverts to Muscat

Qantas Airways flight QF-9 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Muscat, Oman, on March 25th. The Airbus A380-800 plane en-route from Melbourne, Australia, to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was diverted due to bad weather conditions in Dubai. As the plane was on approach to Muscat, it was hit by a bird.... »

Qantas Airways Plane Hits Turbulence near Canberra; 2 Injured

Friday, March 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qantas Airways Plane Hits Turbulence near Canberra; 2 Injured

Qantas Airways flight QF-718 encountered severe turbulence while descending toward Canberra, Australia, on March 13th. The Boeing 737-800 plane was flying from Perth, Australia, when it was hit by turbulence that injured two flight attendants. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

Qantas Airways Flight Diverts to Singapore due to Engine Issues

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qantas Airways Flight Diverts to Singapore due to Engine Issues

Qantas Airways flight QF-10 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Singapore, on February 6th. The Airbus A380-800 plane heading from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to Melbourne, Australia, was diverted due to a mechanical problem with one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Qatar Airways Flight Encounters Severe Turbulence; 3 Injured

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
Qatar Airways Flight Encounters Severe Turbulence; 3 Injured

Qatar Airways flight QR-708 had to make an emergency landing at Lajes Field, Portugal, after encountering severe turbulence on December 4th. The plane was heading from Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, to Doha, Qatar, when it ran into severe turbulence that injured 3 people. The plane landed safely. The injured were taken to hospital.... »

QantasLink Plane Impacts the Tail of another Plane in Australia; Flight Delayed

Friday, October 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
QantasLink Plane Impacts the Tail of another Plane in Australia; Flight Delayed

QantasLink plane hit the tail of a Network Aviation plane on the runway at Paraburdoo Airport, Paraburdoo, Western Australia, on the afternoon of October 5th. The Boeing 717 taxied along the runway to depart for Perth when its tail struck the tail of another plane. The plane was grounded and flight was delayed. The... »

Qantas Airways Flight Returns to Darwin After Loss of Cabin Pressure

Saturday, October 1, 2016
By George Hatcher
Qantas Airways Flight Returns to Darwin After Loss of Cabin Pressure

Qantas Airways flight QF-825 had to return and make an emergency landing in Darwin, Australia, on September 30th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Brisbane, Australia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 172 people aboard at the time; all of them... »

QantasLink Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Perth Airport

Sunday, September 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
QantasLink Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Perth Airport

QantasLink flight QF-1623 made an emergency landing at Perth Airport, Australia, on September 23rd. The plane was flying from Newman, Western Australia, when it experienced hydraulic issues. The plane landed safely. There were 102 people aboard at the time; 2 of them complained of eye irritation and were taken to hospital. Download article as... »

Qantas Airlines Plane Returns to China due to Hydraulic Failure

Friday, September 16, 2016
By George Hatcher
Qantas Airlines Plane Returns to China due to Hydraulic Failure

Qantas Airlines flight QF-130 had to return and make an emergency landing at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Shanghai, China, on September 15. The Airbus A330-300 flying to Sydney, Australia, had to burn off its fuel and return due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Qantas Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Sydney

Thursday, August 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Qantas Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Sydney

Qantas flight QF-1 had to return and make an emergency landing in Sydney, Australia, on August 3rd. The Airbus A380-800 plane took off for Dubai, United Arab Emirates, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a fault in cabin’s temperature control system. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Qantas Flight Returns to Brisbane due to Engine Problem

Monday, April 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
Qantas Flight Returns to Brisbane due to Engine Problem

Qantas flight QF61 made an emergency landing in Brisbane, Australia, on April 9th. The plane took off for Tokyo, Japan, but had to return shortly afterwards due to vibrations in one of the engines. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

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