Photo: Tony Haynes
Qatar Airways A380-861 A7-APE c/n 181 operating flight 'QR900' from Doha to Perth diverted to Adelaide Airport (YPAD) due to extreme weather conditions at Perth Airport.
The Qatar A380 was in a holding pattern on the WA coast and was waiting to land at Perth at which point the crew decided to divert to Adelaide.
Flight 'QR900' arrived into Adelaide Intl Airport (YPAD) South Australia at 22.37hrs (ACST) after a flight time of 14hrs.07mins. Hexcode: 06A146
Sunday, 18th August 2019:
Qatar Airways A380-861 A7-APE c/n 181 operating flight 'QR900' departed ex: Adelaide Intl Airport (YPAD) South Australia at midnight 18/08 for Perth Airport (YPPH) arriving at 01.21hrs landing RWY21 (see Richard Kreider's landing photo on our Facebook page) & departed at 03.52hrs returning to Doha as flight 'QR901D' arrived 09.37hrs (LT) after a return flight time of 10hrs.47mins.