Ashes hero Travis Head and his pregnant companion have revealed the “terrifying” second their airplane was pressured to make an emergency touchdown.
Australian cricketer Travis Head and his pregnant companion Jess Davies have revealed the “terrifying” second their airplane was pressured to make an emergency touchdown after getting back from vacation within the Maldives.
Davies shared pictures of the harrowing expertise to Instagram, describing how they had been required to slip off the tarmac and land in an empty subject.
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“Our plane started descending 30 minutes into our one hour flight and we ended up landing on an island 45 minutes away from our destination,” she wrote.
“After our second landing attempt, we slid off the tarmac into a field.
“It was like watching a movie, the people panic and then some passengers got aggressive towards staff because they locked us in a room with no water or phone signal or any communication for 45 minutes which only scared people more.
“Eventually they moved us to a nicer room with seating TV and Wi-Fi. We waited four hours for a rescue plane and provided with accommodation.”
Davies confirmed that the couple had been “totally fine”.
Earlier this yr, Head and Davies revealed they had been anticipating their first baby collectively in September.
Head was named Participant of the 2021/22 Ashes sequence after scoring 357 runs in 4 Exams towards England, smacking career-defining centuries in Brisbane and Hobart.
The South Australian missed the New 12 months’s Take a look at in Sydney after testing optimistic to Covid-19, finishing his seven-day quarantine with Davies in Melbourne.
Head has represented Australia in 26 Exams, 45 ODIs and 17 T20Is since making his worldwide debut in 2016.
Final month, the left-hander was named in Australia’s Take a look at and ODI squads for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka.