Qantas QF1 diverted to Athens

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An in-flight health emergency has forced the emergency landing of an international Qantas flight.

Crew and passengers performed life-saving first aid on a “critically unwell” patient before being advised to divert the flight.

A Qantas spokesperson confirmed that the flight, from Singapore to London, had to make an “unscheduled landing” in Athens.

The same Qantas A380 jet was grounded last week in Baku had returned to commercial service and its first flight was from Sydney to Los Angeles — just days after it made its emergency landing.Engineers replaced the faulty sensor earlier this week, and the aircraft, VH-OQH, was deemed safe to fly by the airline’s engineers and an Airbus representative.

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