A Qantas flight on it’s way to Sydney from Bali has been forced to make an Land In Broome after experiencing a major electrical fault.

Qantas flight QF44 departed Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali at 10:41pm on Monday before experiencing the issue.

The plane only made it a little more than halfway into the trip before making an on-the-spot priority landing in Broome.

The pilot reportedly issued an emergency signal after reports of a major electrical fault.

The flight circled the airport before eventually touching down safely.


No injuries have been reported.

This is the second issue for a Qantas flight bound for sydney in a matter of days.

Flight QF26 from Tokyo, bound for Sydney, was forced to make an emergency landing in Cairns after experiencing engine trouble, with some travellers saying they heard a loud bang and saw sparks flying from the affected engine.

“Our Tokyo to Sydney flight diverted to Cairns yesterday morning due to an issue with one of the engines,” Debbie Slade, Qantas Fleet Safety Captain said.

“In line with standard procedures, the pilots shut down the engine and the flight diverted to Cairns.

“While customers may have heard a loud bang, there was never a safety risk with the flight. These aircraft are deigned to safely operate on three of the four engines.”


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