Following the bird strike damage it sustained yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNG returned to service this evening operating today’s QF9 Perth – London Heathrow sector.
QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNG operated the Melbourne – Perth sector of QF9 Melbourne – Perth – London Heathrow this afternoon, however the onward service to London Heathrow was cancelled after the aircraft sustained bird strike damage on approach to Perth.
QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNG, which has been under maintenance at Melbourne since 25th January after sustaining damage when struck by a ramp vehicle, returned to service this morning operating QF29 Melbourne – Hong Kong.
QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNG was stopped for maintenance at Melbourne this morning after arriving as QF30 from Hong Kong after sustaining damage in a ramp incident.
QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNG entered service late this afternoon operating QF9 Melbourne – Perth – London Heathrow.
QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNG was delivered Paine Field – Melbourne this afternoon as QF6026. The aircraft is in 42J/28W/166Y configuration and wears QANTAS Silver ‘Roo livery. The aircraft is named Jillaroo. This brings the QANTAS Boeing 787-9 fleet up to seven aircraft.
QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNG made its first flight from Paine Field today.