Etihad Airways B777-300ER A6-ETM operating 'EY461' from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi diverted to Adelaide this evening due to a medical emergency. After dumping fuel to the North of Adelaide the aircraft arrived at 01.06hrs.
After safely disembarking the ill passenger the aircraft continued its journey to Abu Dhabi departing at 04.10hrs.
This was the 1st visit of an Etihad B777 to visit Adelaide.
(Rotana Jet A319CJ A6-RRJ taxiing to its parking bay completing its flight from Darwin) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2016)
Rotana Jet A319CJ A6-RRJ arrived from Jinan via Darwin at 12.45hrs as 'Rotana 202'. The aircraft stayed in Adelaide for 2 days, before departing on Wednesday 10/2/16 at 09.45hrs back to Darwin and Jinan using the same callsign