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Qantas Boeing 747 forced to land in Bangkok after engine problem

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Qantas Boeing 747-400 at Sydney Airport

Qantas Boeing 747-400 (VH-OEB) at Sydney Airport, Australia. Photo: Maxim75.


HOURS after a Qantas jet plunged almost 8000m during an emergency descent yesterday a Sydney-bound flight was forced to return to Bangkok because of engine problems.

Flight QF2 carrying 352 passengers was about 30 minutes into its flight from Bangkok International Airport when one of its engines began “consuming fuel more quickly than normal” a Qantas spokesman said.

It was forced to return to Bangkok where it landed safely about 7pm local time (11pm AEST).

Affected passengers are expected to spend a second night in temporary accommodation with Qantas scrambling to send a replacement engine from Sydney for the troubled Boeing 747 today.

News.com.au

News.com.au


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