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Qantas Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairns

Qantas flight QF-58 made an emergency landing in Cairns, Australia, on February 10th.

The plane heading from Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, to Brisbane, Australia, was diverted after a burning odor was noticed on the flight deck.

The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Tiger Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brisbane

Tiger Airways flight TT-680 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Brisbane, Australia, on June 21st.

The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Sydney to Cairns, Australia, was diverted after a burning odor was noticed on board.

The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Regional Express Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Regional Express Airlines flight ZL-5361 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cairns, Queensland, Australia, on February 1st.

The plane took off for Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia, but had to turn back due to an engine problem.

The plane landed safely. All twenty people aboard remained safe.

Jetstar Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Coolangatta

Jetstar Airways flight JQ-967 made an emergency landing in Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia, on December 20th.

The A320-200 plane flying from Cairns, Queensland, Australia, was on approach to Coolangatta when fumes were noticed on-board, and all six crew members complained of dizziness, light-headedness, and nausea.

The plane continued for a safe landing. The crew members were taken to hospitals.

There were no passengers aboard the flight.

Jetstar Airways Flight Diverts to Brisbane due to Engine Problem

JetstarJetstar Airways flight JQ-956 made an emergency landing in Brisbane, Australia, on September 22nd.

The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Sydney to Cairns, Australia, was diverted after one of the engines developed a technical problem.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt.

Passenger Repeatedly Tries to Steal Whisky; Qantas Flight Diverts to Cairns

QantasQantas flight QF24 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Cairns, Queensland, Australia, at around 5:45 a.m. on September
21.

The plane, en-route from Bangkok, Thailand to Sydney, Australia, was diverted after a 34-year-old drunk passenger repeatedly attempted to steal whisky and broke all 4 sets of plastic handcuffs aboard.

Several police officers were ready at the scene for arresting the passenger when the plane touched the runway.

According to the Australian Federal Police, “A 34-year-old man has been charged with behaving in an offensive and disorderly manner contrary to section 256AA of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 and interfering with crew or aircraft contrary to section 24(1) of the Civil Aviation Act 1988.”

Confirming the incident, the airline said, “Qantas has a zero tolerance approach to antisocial behaviour on our aircraft.”

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