- Qantas flight QF64 was flying to Sydney from Johannesburg when forced to land
- A woman lost consciousness during the flight, leading to the emergency landing
- She received treatment from two doctors on board before decision made to land
- The flight is due to continue to Sydney later on Saturday after medical diversion
A Qantas flight has been forced to make an emergency landing in Perth after a woman lost consciousness.
Flight QF64 was on its way to Sydney from Johannesburg when a decision was made to land the plane in the West Australian capital.
The woman was examined by two doctors on board before it was decided the medical diversion was necessary.
A Qantas flight has been forced to make an emergency landing in Perth after a woman lost consciousness (stock image)
After landing at 9:48 on Saturday morning the woman was taken to Royal Perth Hospital despite having regained consciousness by that time.
The plane is scheduled to depart Perth for Sydney later on Saturday, The West Australian reported.
QF64 was also diverted to Perth on November 8 after the plane experienced a mechanical issue.