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Monthly Archives: March 2010

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Bursts Tyres on Sydney Landing.

March 31, 2010

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC performing flight QF32 from London Heathrow and Singapore (depart London 30th March) burst two tyres of the left hand main wheel assembly on touch down at Sydney due to the brakes being locked on. The crew requested fire trucks to attend as sparks had been seen from the control tower as the aircraft rolled out.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJI QF5 Sydney Technical Return.

March 30, 2010

QANTAS Boeing 747-400 VH-OJI performing flight QF5 to Singapore and Frankfurt encountered a problem with the #3 engine on take off from Sydney and levelled off at 3,000 feet declaring MAYDAY. Having shut down the engine the crew took the plane to 10,000 feet to dump fuel over the Tasman and returned to Sydney 65 minutes after departure. 4 Class Kangaroo configured sister VH-OJP was brought in to perform the flight.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OEB Unveiled in World Cup Livery.

March 15, 2010

QANTAS Boeing 747-48E VH-OEB was unveiled at Avalon today with special decals to publicise Australia’s bid for the 2018 or 2022 World Cups.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBN Enters Service.

March 1, 2010

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBN entered service as QF415 Sydney – Melbourne today.