A full emergency response has been activated at Sydney Airport this morning after a pilot made a mayday call.
It’s understood the pilot of a United Airlines flight reported a problem, believed to be low fuel, just after 6am on Thursday.
NSW Police confirmed in a statement that a “full emergency response was activated” after they were alerted to the pilot’s concerns.
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“The NSWPF traffic control plan was activated at 6.36am, with some major roads surrounding the airport being closed as a precaution,” police said.
Luckily, the plane managed to land safely without incident and the roads re-opened shortly after.
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