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It’s hard to stay cool under pressure.
Passengers on a Qantas flight were reported to have been forced to evacuate the airplane, after it filled with smoke. As a passenger, took to the social media, and claimed that ” the pilot was screaming at everyone to evacuate.
The flight turned around and landed back at Sydney airport shortly after take-off, the Guardian reports. Instead of having to fly to their original destination will be Perth, the passenger in the place, he was told to leave the plane via the emergency slides.
The decision to run was made after the cabin filled with smoke, which the airline said was due to a “hydraulic problem.”
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A woman claiming to be a passenger on the flight, told of her experiences on Twitter.
“Just had to evacuate my home to Perth after engineering problems,” said Ally Kemp. “We all had to get out of the airplane via the slides for the Sydney tarmac after the cabin filled with smoke, and the captain was shouting to evacuate. Scary.”
One of the passengers on the flight, Niamh Champion, told a similar story. According to The Sun, ” she said, “And that he (the pilot) goes, ‘evacuate, evacuate, evacuate”, as in a calm, but firm, loud voice. So, right away, everyone jumps out, and they think, ‘Oh, my God, my God. I thought that when there is smoke or a fire, or, you know, there’s something happening.'”
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After explaining that they are in the vicinity of the rear of the aircraft when the incident took place, she went on, “The hostess opened the door, afraid of the slide at the bottom and everyone else is in the aisle.”
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In a statement released by Qantas, explained, “Qantas engineers are working to determine the cause of a hydraulic fluid leak on board of the Airbus A330s which resulted in the evacuation of the aircraft at the Airport in Sydney, australia. QF575 left for Sydney to Perth is at 8:45 in the morning. About 20 minutes into the flight, the Captain received a cockpit alert that one of the three hydraulic systems of the aircraft. The Captain elected to return to Sydney, the plane landed safely shortly afterwards. Don’t worry, it was explained.”
The statement continues to explain that, while some of the passengers will be able to have it as a cloak, as it appeared in the cabin with smoke, and there was no fire. It is most likely to be caused by the hydraulic fluid within the air-conditioning unit.
“The two passengers were treated for injuries that are a result of the use of the slide, and another passenger were taken to hospital as a precautionary measure,” the statement continues. “A number of customers have reported sore eyes and itchy throats.”
Qantas Fleet Safety Captain, Debbie Slade said: “We know very well that this would have been a very unusual and probably frightening experience for our customers, so we would like to thank them for the crew to give their full co-operation. The crew did a great job to put their training into action, and to follow the procedures for a set of circumstances like this. We will have to investigate exactly what happened, including liaising with the Airbus before it went in.”