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Etihad A330 returns to BNE after instrument failure

written by australianaviation.com.au | November 21, 2013
An A330-200 similar to that involved in the Brisbane incident.
An A330-200 similar to that involved in the Brisbane incident. (Rob Finlayson)

An Etihad A330-200 declared an emergency soon after departing Brisbane early afternoon today. The aircraft, operating flight EY473 from Brisbane to Singapore with 164 passengers and 11 crew on board, returned to Brisbane due to a flightdeck instrument failure.

A spokesman for the airline said: “The flight crew followed all standard operational procedures, declared an emergency and made a precautionary landing. The aircraft landed without incident and all passengers and crew are safe. Passengers are being rebooked to continue their journey on alternate carriers.”

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