Qantas A380 VH-OQA Nancy-Bird Walton touched down in Sydney on Sunday morning, completing its QF32 flight from Singapore 16 months and $139 million in repairs later after its explosive uncontained engine failure on November 4 2010.
As QF32 VH-OQA touched down on Sydney’s Runway 16 Right at about 9.20am on Sunday morning, arriving on time despite fog at the airport earlier in the morning causing extensive flight delays. Taxiing into the international terminal, Airservices Australia ARFF fire trucks provided VH-OQA with a water canon salute to mark its return to Sydney.
The Nancy-Bird Walton will return to airline service on April 28 when it operates QF127 from Sydney to Hong Kong.
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