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AustraliaQantas flight is grounded after passengers report a smell of GAS in the cabin

01:02  10 july  2019
01:02  10 july  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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A Qantas flight bound for Hamilton Island has been grounded after passengers reported a smell of gas in the cabin . Multiple reports suggested that some aircraft turned around during taxiing for take-off.[15][16] Flights that were in the air at the time of the announcement Qantas ' rival airlines

A Qantas flight bound for Hamilton Island has been grounded after passengers reported a smell of gas in the cabin . The plane was being boarded at Cairns Airport at about 4pm on Tuesday afternoon when the pilot alerted emergency crews. Two patients who inhaled the flames were treated at the

A Qantas flight bound for Hamilton Island has been grounded after passengers reported a smell of gas in the cabin.

Qantas flight is grounded after passengers report a smell of GAS in the cabin © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A Qantas flight has been grounded after passengers reported a smell of gas in the cabin

The plane was being boarded at Cairns Airport at about 4pm on Tuesday afternoon when the pilot alerted emergency crews.

Two patients who inhaled the flames were treated at the scene by ambulance workers.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said fire crews had cleared the fumes from the site.

The passengers were conscious and did not need to be taken to hospital.

However, authorities are yet to determine the cause of the smell.

The plane is not expected to fly until Wednesday morning.

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