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Air New Zealand Flight Suffers Lightning Strike

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Flight Suffers Lightning Strike

Air New Zealand flight NZ-5755 suffered a lightning strike near Dunedin, New Zealand, on October 14th. The incident happened when the plane, flying from Christchurch, New Zealand, was descending toward Dunedin. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

Fiji Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Auckland

Saturday, September 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Fiji Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Auckland

Fiji Airways flight FJ-430 made an emergency landing in Auckland, New Zealand, on September 15th. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Suva, Fiji, but had to turn back due to an issue with the crew oxygen supply. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Problems

Saturday, September 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Problems

Air New Zealand flight NZ-5015 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Hamilton, New Zealand, on September 15th. The plane heading from Auckland to Napier, New Zealand, was diverted due to hydraulic problems. The plane landed safely. There were sixty-six passengers and four crew members aboard at the time; all of them... »

Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Issue

Friday, September 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Issue

Air New Zealand flight NZ-5106 had to return and make an emergency landing in Palmerston North, New Zealand, on September 14th. The plane took off for Auckland, New Zealand, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a hydraulic issue. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Air New Zealand Flight Returns to Auckland After Lightning Strike

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Flight Returns to Auckland After Lightning Strike

Air New Zealand flight NZ-443 made an emergency landing in Auckland, New Zealand, on September 10th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Wellington, New Zealand, but had to turn back due to a lightning strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air New Zealand Plane Returns to New Zealand due to Pilot Feeling Unwell

Thursday, July 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Plane Returns to New Zealand due to Pilot Feeling Unwell

Air New Zealand (ANZ) flight NZ-87 had to return and make an emergency landing at Auckland Airport, New Zealand, on July 5th. The Boeing 777-200 flying to Hong Kong, China, was over the Tasman Sea when the pilot started feeling unwell. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Mount Cook Airlines Plane Returns to New Zealand due to Technical Issue

Friday, May 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Mount Cook Airlines Plane Returns to New Zealand due to Technical Issue

Mount Cook Airlines flight NZ-5184 had to return and make an emergency landing at Christchurch International Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand, on May 11th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, flying on behalf of ANZ Air New Zealand towards Palmerston North, New Zealand, had to return due to a technical issue. The plane landed safely.... »

Air New Zealand Plane Returns to New Zealand due to Problem with Air Conditioning

Monday, May 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Plane Returns to New Zealand due to Problem with Air Conditioning

ANZ Air New Zealand flight NZ-992 had to return and make an emergency landing at Auckland Airport, Auckland, New Zealand, on May 7th. The Airbus A320-200 was mid-air when it had to enter a hold due to problem with its air conditioning. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Mount Cook Airlines Flight Diverts to Palmerston North, New Zealand

Monday, April 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Mount Cook Airlines Flight Diverts to Palmerston North, New Zealand

Mount Cook Airlines flight NZ-5075 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Palmerston North, New Zealand, on April 9th. The plane heading from Auckland to Nelson, New Zealand, was diverted due to an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed safely. All 64 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe. Download... »

Air Nelson Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Pilot Falls Sick

Sunday, April 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Nelson Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Pilot Falls Sick

Air Nelson flight NZ-8807 had to return for an emergency landing in Tauranga, New Zealand, on April 1st. The plane took off for Christchurch, New Zealand, but had to return shortly afterwards after one of the pilots fell ill. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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