SYDNEY (AP) — A Qantas flight traveling from New Zealand to Sydney issued a mayday call over the ocean Wednesday, and emergency services were responding.
Qantas Flight 144 is due to land at 3 p.m. at Sydney Airport.
New South Wales Ambulance confirmed its paramedics were responding to the mayday alert.
FlightRadar indicated the flight is currently over the Pacific Ocean.
A mayday call is issued when a flight is in grave and imminent danger and needs immediate assistance, according to Airservices Australia.
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