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Another Qantas diversion makes four in 48 hours

Qantas diverts yet another flight.
Qantas diverts yet another flight. Image by Aero Icarus / CC BY-SA 2.0

A fourth Qantas flight has been diverted in two days. The airline has played down the coincidence saying that such events happen all the time. A Boeing 717 was forced to turn back twenty minutes into a flight from Hobart to Melbourne due to a faulty indicator light. Last Monday three Qantas flights had to turn around due to a faulty warning system, a strange odour or passenger comfort issues. Read more: bbc.co.uk