ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76378
Last updated: 24 October 2014
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Date:18-AUG-2010
Time:~1:15 pm.
Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-3U3
Owner/operator:Air New Zealand
Registration: ZK-NGD
C/n / msn: 28732/2966
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:Near Wellington -   New Zealand
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:NZWN
Destination airport:NZAA
Narrative:
Air New Zealand Flight NZ-450 departed for Auckland at 1 pm and reportedly ran into a flock of birds shortly after take off.
It returned to Wellington International Airport with one engine shut down and landed without incident at about 1:30 pm, with emergency vehicles standing by.
The 102 passengers were transferred to another aircraft for their flight to Auckland.

Sources:
Radio NZ.
http://avherald.com/h?article=42fc7b0a&opt=0
http://nz.news.yahoo.com/a/-/top-stories/7782410/737-returns-to-wellington-after-birdstrike/

http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-photos/photos/5/8/5/1572585.jpg (photo)



Auckland International, 15 January 2008

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Aug-2010 23:31 angels one five Added
18-Aug-2010 09:34 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Aug-2010 07:00 flyernzl Updated [[Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]]
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