Sunday, July 3, 2016

China Southern A330-300 B-5928 diverts to Adelaide (1st Visit)

(China Southern A330-300 B-5928 taxiing to Bay 18R after diverting to Adelaide as 'CZ321') Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2016)
(China Southern A330-300 B-5928 taxiing for departure bound for Melbourne after diverting to Adelaide) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2016)
China Southern A330-300 B-5928 operating 'CZ321' from Guangzhou to Melbourne diverted to Adelaide this morning due to a medical emergency on board. Arriving in Adelaide at 07.10hrs, the ill passenger was disembarked from the aircraft, the aircraft continued to Melbourne departing Adelaide at 09.10hrs.

This was the aircraft;s 1st visit to Adelaide. It was also only the 2nd visit of a Skyteam liveried aircraft to visit Adelaide, the 1 and only previous visit was also by China Southern when their B777-200ER B-2056 was charted to Adelaide back in 2013.