Electric Glitch Triggers New Qantas Flight Emergency

Mechanics poring over 747 after plane is forced to return to Sydney
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Nov 15, 2010 2:08 AM CST
Mechanics are examining a Boeing 747 in a bid to figure out what caused an electrical problem that forced an Argentina-bound plane to return to Sydney.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – Less than two weeks after a hair-raising Qantas landing, another of the airline's planes was forced today to return to Sydney's airport because of an electrical problem. Airline spokesmen did not discuss the specifics of the glitch, but mechanics were examining the Boeing 747 that had been bound for Argentina, CNN reports. The plane landed safely and none of the 199 passengers and 21-member crew was injured. Click here for more on the earlier incident.

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