Australia is set to mount a second evacuation of its citizens from Wuhan. Photo: AAP

Coronavirus: Australian evacuation flight from Wuhan delayed, no ‘official clearance’ for Darwin-bound plane

  • Australian nationals were expected to leave the Chinese city on Saturday morning before being taken to a mining camp for quarantine for 14 days
  • But after arriving at the airport, passengers were told ‘official clearance for the charter flight to land’ had not been received
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak

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Australia is set to mount a second evacuation of its citizens from Wuhan. Photo: AAP
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Su-Lin Tan

Su-Lin Tan

Su-Lin Tan joined the Post in 2020 after 6 years with the Australian Financial Review where she covered housing and commercial property, Asian business and street talk and investigations. Previously she worked at political fact-checker Politifact and the Sydney Morning Herald's business section. She is a qualified accountant and has worked in investment banking and funds management both in London and Sydney before becoming a journalist.