Los Angeles, CA | A Qantas Airbus A380 operating as flight QF 94 from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA to Melbourne Airport in Melbourne, Australia, was force to returned back to LAX after takeoff for an 14hr flight back to Australia, the aircraft spend just over two 2hrs in the air ( according to a flghtadar24 flight path chart) listed below. The Airbus A380 made an emergency landing after suffering a massive in flight plumping issues, which spread water throughout the double-decker super jumbo aircraft, that soak expensive first class seats and other items.
Qantas Commented on the situation stating
A flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne has returned to LA about an hour after take off as there was a water leak on board the aircraft. Crew on board did everything they could to help customers, including moving them to unaffected areas and providing spare blankets so they could stay dry.
We’re also providing customers with hotel accommodation while the issue is being fixed by our engineers in Los Angeles. We apologise to customers for the inconvenience. There were no safety of flight concerns with the water leak, however the Captain decided to return to LA in the interests of passenger comfort. We are liaising with Airbus to understand what caused this fault.
Passengers on Twitter has been updating photographs and letting their love one knows that they are ok.