Perth emergency landing: Virgin Australia passenger plane forced to land after circling the city
Virgin Australia’s passenger jet was forced to make an emergency landing in Perth after circling the city for two hours to burn fuel
- A Virgin Aus flight had to make an emergency landing
A Virgin Australia plane was forced to make an emergency landing after the Boeing 737 burned fuel for two hours in the same airspace.
Virgin flight VA469 was due to fly from Perth to Brisbane on Wednesday.
However, the flight had to be aborted due to a technical problem, with passengers being told there was a problem with the hydraulic wings.
Virgin flight VA469 made an emergency landing in Perth after flying over the city for two hours (pictured a Virgin Australia passenger plane).
The aircraft circled Rottnest Island and off the coast of Perth to burn fuel.
It landed back at the airport around 3:05 p.m
The airport fire brigade arrived at the scene of the accident when the plane had landed safely.
Engineers are now checking the plane.
A Virgin Australia spokesman told Daily Mail Australia: “We are working to recover guests on another flight to Brisbane today.”
“The safety of our guests and crew is our top priority. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.’
Passengers on board the flight will be rebooked on a new flight scheduled to depart the airport at 19:05 local time.
There’s more to come.
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