Los Angeles flight lands safely in Sydney, after mayday call

Early morning today, after a mayday call, United Airlines flight from Los Angeles landed safely in Sydney. The flight was carrying 194 passengers and crew, landed without any notable incident. Something might have happened as low fuel triggered in the flight, which could have resulted in a major emergency response in the latest city of Australia.

United Airlines spokesperson Madhu Unnikrishnan stated in an emailed statement that “United flight 839 from Los Angeles to Sydney landed safely… following a mechanical issue.”

He continued, “The aircraft taxied to the gate and all customers disembarked normally.”

Air Service Australia’s spokesperson said that the Boeing 787 triggered a mayday call as low fuel reserves in the flight.

“No passengers were at risk at any time,” she added. However, the spokesman from Sydney Airport did not say any comment.

Police of New South Wales said that a major emergency reply was activated at Sydney airport after “a pilot reported a problem.”

Some major tracks around the Sydney Airport were closes as an alert at 6:36 am local time (2036 GMT) on Wednesday. The flight landed safely in Sydney Airport and after three minutes roads were re-opened.

 

by Chandrani Sarkar on October 4, 2018

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