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23 Sep 2020 20:29
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  •   Home > News > Accident and Emergency

    An Air New Zealand flight has had to be diverted after it was struck by lightning this morning

    An Air New Zealand flight has had to be diverted after it was struck by lightning this morning


    The plane was flying a 9.30 flight from Auckland to Queenstown, but had to be diverted to Christchurch Airport.

    A spokesperson for the airline said engineers are now assessing the aircraft, and the 141 passengers on board were put onto a replacement plane to Queenstown.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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