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Qantas flight to San Francisco turns back after 'technical issue'

From Reuters - October 20, 2017

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A Qantas jumbo jet bound for San Francisco was forced to return to Australia on Saturday after a technical issue 90 minutes into its flight, the airline said.

Engineers were inspecting the Boeing 747 after it landed at Sydneys Kingsford Smith airport, a Qantas spokeswoman said, declining to say how many people were aboard. No injuries were reported.

We understand delays can be frustrating for our passengers but well always put safety ahead of schedule and ourteams are doing everything they can to get passengers back on their way, she said.

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