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Discussion in 'General Discussion Forum' started by The Gronk, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. The Gronk

    The Gronk Well-Known Member

    +37 /0
    Strange smell forces Qantas jet back

    A mid-air scare has forced a Qantas jet carrying 133 passengers bound for Brisbane to turn back to Perth.

    The Boeing 767 was 30 minutes into its flight from Perth to Brisbane last night when a strange odour was detected, forcing it to turn around.

    A Qantas spokeswoman said she could not confirm if passengers and crew smelled something burning but added there were no visible signs of smoke.

    The crew followed safety procedures and turned Flight 594 back towards Perth, where it landed safely at approximately 7.30pm (WST).

    The spotlight has been on the airline since an exploding oxygen cylinder tore a hole through the fuselage of a Boeing 747-400, causing the cabin to depressurise en route from London to Melbourne on July 25.

    Over the ensuing eight days, Qantas planes suffered two more mid-air incidents, plus other ground-based problems.

    The new mode of terrorism - farting
  2. clontaago

    clontaago Well-Known Member

    +170 /1
    I kept telling them that if they stuck me to the wing we'd get there heaps faster.
  3. fLIP

    fLIP UFO Hunter

    +1,324 /37
    Seems they are jumping on everything that Qantas do at the moment.

    My mums flying to the US on monday but it doesn't make it any easier on the mind that this just turned out to be food burning in the oven.
  4. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +7,729 /120
    meh just media witch hunt for some reason, this stuff happens every day
  5. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

    +2,756 /88
    Dougs farting?
  6. The Gronk

    The Gronk Well-Known Member

    +37 /0
    Stick me on the other wing with 20 bucks worth of maccas and we will overtake the concord
  7. Fro

    Fro Well-Known Member

    +301 /0
    they are after Qantas to get them to do their maintenance here.

    probably union driven campaign.

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