Air Niugini Flight Returns to Papua New Guinea due to Smoke in Cockpit

Friday, May 26, 2017
By George Hatcher

Air Niugini flight PX-275 had to return for an emergency landing in Kavieng, Papua New Guinea, on May 23rd.

The plane took off for Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, but had to return shortly afterwards due to smoke in the cockpit.

At least one tire deflated as the plane landed in Kavieng. No injuries were reported.

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