Flight brings Aussies home
MORE than 150 Australians stranded in South America since the coronavirus outbreak are being brought home on a rescue flight, with one of the pilots paying tribute to his World War II veteran grandfather on Anzac Day.
Qantas captain Nick Thorne will proudly have on the flight deck a photograph of the late Keith Thorne, who survived the sinking of SS Som
erset and HMAS Canberra, and a kamikaze attack on HMAS
There are also 20 New Zealanders on board the 15-hour flight.