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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.
|Owner/operator:||Air New Zealand|
|C/n / msn:|| 28732/2966|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Minor|
|Location:||Near Wellington -
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
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.
Auckland International, 15 January 2008
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