Air New Zealand flight makes emergency landing in ChristchurchChristian Fernsby ▼ | July 22, 2019
An Air New Zealand plane made an emergency landing at Christchurch Airport on Monday afternoon.
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There was a report of smoke inside the aircraft. A police spokesman confirmed to local news media that the plane had landed safely by 2:35 p.m., and passengers were immediately disembarked onto the tarmac as a precaution.
An Air New Zealand spokesperson said Flight NZ5751 from Christchurch to Dunedin returned to Christchurch after a smoke indicator warning light illuminated.
Engineers were observing the plane to identify the cause of the incident. ■