|VH-YQW at Gladstone Airport earlier this year (File photo)
VH-YQW wears very unique decals and is named 'The Tassie Devil' and is also one of seven QantasLink B717 aircraft that has a 2-class configuration with 110 seats, along with Q-Streaming - Qantas' wireless entertainment system.
One report suggests that the diversion to Gladstone was to accommodate stranded passengers resulting from the cancellation of the early morning QantasLink QLK2332 Dash-8-Q400 service from Brisbane to Gladstone earlier on Wednesday 2 November.
A nice surprise!
Photo taken by Col ©