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Jetstar Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Melbourne

JetstarJetstar flight JQ-711 had to return and make an emergency landing in Melbourne, Australia, on May 11th.

The plane took off for Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported possible tail strike on departure.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Fourth Qantas Flight Makes Emergency Landing in 48 Hours

QantasA Qantas flight had to return and make an emergency landing at Hobart Airport in Tasmania, Australia, on the evening of December 9.

The Melbourne-bound Boeing 717 had to turn back, just 20 minutes after taking off, after a warning system indicated a technical issue with the aircraft.

The plane landed safely and was taken for examination.

The flight was able to depart again at 7:40 p.m.

This is the 4th emergency landing of a Qantas jet within 48 hours. The airline insisted that the incidents were un-related. According to Qantas chief Alan Joyce, “We have really high reliability. We have low levels of turnbacks compared to most of the world fleets.”

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