Flight VA938 landed safely at Newcastle Airport just after midday. Picture: Peter Lorimer
Flight VA938 landed safely at Newcastle Airport just after midday. Picture: Peter Lorimer

Virgin flight from Brisbane makes emergency landing

A VIRGIN Australia flight from Brisbane to Sydney has been forced to make an emergency landing following unconfirmed reports of a fire on board.

Flight VA938 departed Brisbane about 10am and was due to land in Sydney about 12.40pm, but was diverted to Newcastle two hours into the trip following the activation of a warning light in the cargo hold.



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