Air Nelson Returns to New Zealand after Engine Failure

Sunday, July 10, 2016
By George Hatcher

Air NelsonAir Nelson flight NA-8117 had to return and make a safe emergency landing at Auckland Airport, Auckland, New Zealand, on July 9th.

The De Havilland Dash 8-300 had taken off for Palmerston North, New Zealand, when its left hand engine failed, prompting the crew to return.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All people onboard remained unharmed.

The flight was cancelled and passengers were rebooked onto other flights.

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