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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212559
Last updated: 13 September 2020
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Date:22-JUN-2018
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-500 (72-212A)
Owner/operator:Air New Zealand Link
Registration: ZK-MCP
C/n / msn: 0630
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 75
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:near Napier -   New Zealand
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Napier Airport (NPE/NZNR)
Destination airport:Auckland International Airport (AKL/NZAA)
Narrative:
Air New Zealand flight NZ5018 returned to land at Napier Airport, New Zealand after the no.1 engine exhaust began emitting flames. The engine was shut down and the aircraft returned for a safe landing back at Napier.
Air New Zealand stated that the aircraft had developer an engine surge and that engineers had confirmed there was no fire, and no visible damage to the engine.

Sources:

https://www.cairnspost.com.au/plane-forced-to-land-after-engine-fire/news-story/7bc8cc0924422955198a393d452a098e
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12076004
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/zk-mcp#1cdbae72


Images:

Photo of ZK-MCP courtesy AirHistory.net


Auckland - International (NZAA / AKL)
2006; (c) Günter Schütze

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jun-2018 12:44 Mumbai-Merlin Added
23-Jun-2018 12:48 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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