SYDNEY, Australia – the smoke of a furnace at the Air Canada jet airplane forced to quickly return to Sydney for an emergency landing, the Australian media reported on Thursday.
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Sydney Morning Herald, said that the plane with 264 passengers aboard, landed safely at Kingsford Smith Airport at 12:16 local time on Thursday. The flight left Sydney at 10:25 am Four children were among the passengers, according to the Herald.
Herald Fire and Rescue led the New South Wales officials as calling the incident "minor" and said emergency crews are required. Telegraph newspaper reported that a fire broke out in the galley, flight AC34, which dropped its fuel before landing.
Boeing 777-233LR was linked to Vancouver and Toronto, said the Telegraph. Before you make an emergency landing, the jet fuel dumped more Hornsby and Longreef in Australia, reports Telegraph.
"There was smoke seen in the cockpit, in fact, he walked from the oven," Ginny Foster, general manager of Air Canada to Australia and New Zealand, told Macquarie Radio. "It was just the smoke from the oven, there were no injuries."
Website airline Air Canada, flight status listed as "delayed-Forwarded."
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