Air New Zealand Plane Rejects Takeoff due to Bird Strike

Saturday, November 4, 2017
By George Hatcher

Air New Zealand flight NZ-402 had to reject takeoff from Wellington, New Zealand, on November 3rd.

The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Auckland, New Zealand, when the crew rejected takeoff due to a bird strike.

The plane safely returned to the apron. All one hundred and forty-eight people aboard remained uninjured.

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