A rare sight at Adelaide Airport today with 3 B777-300ER’s on the ground at once which is 1st for Adelaide.
B777-300ER A6-ECO arrived on Tuesday 2/6/15 at 19.35hrs as ‘EK440’. The aircraft failed to deprt as the scheduled ‘EK441’ flight at 21.50hrs due to mechanical reasons. The aircraft is still onm the ground in Adelaide.
(Emirates B777-300ER A6-ENV taxiing to bay 20R on its 1st visit to Adelaide) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2015)
Emirates sent in a replacement aircraft to take out the passengers from ECO. B777-300ER A6-ENV arrived at 18.14hrs on a ferry flight from Perth as ‘EK9923’. The aircraft departed at 20.18hrs as ‘EK441D’.
This was ENV’s 1st visit to Adelaide, it is also the 1st visit of a EN* block B777-300ER into Adelaide.
The 3rd B777-300ER to make an appearnace was A6-EGH which arrived at 19.52hrs from Dubai as ‘EK440’. The aircraft departed as scheduled at 21.50hrs back to Dubai as ‘EK441’