Mid-Air Scare For Qantas Passengers Leaving Adelaide This Morning

Oxygen masks deployed


Emma Charlton

5 March 2019

Emma Charlton

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Passengers on board a Qantas flight out of Adelaide this morning have had a scare, mid-air. 

Oxygen masks on flight QF 706 were deployed when the plane's cabin de-pressurised and started a steep descent.

Travellers headed to Canberra reported hearing a "loud bang".

The aircraft was diverted to Melbourne and landed safely around 8am, no one was hurt.

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau says it's looking into the incident.

 

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