ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 316103
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Narrative:Air New Zealand flight NZ942, an Airbus A321-271NX, suffered a lightning strike after takeoff from Auckland International Airport (AKL/NZAA). The flight returned and made a safe landing back at AKL, 90 minutes after departure.
|Date:||Thursday 22 June 2023|
|Owner/operator:||Air New Zealand|
|Engine model:||Pratt & Whitney PW1133G-JM|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Aircraft damage:|| Unknown|
|Location:||near Auckland Airport, Auckland -
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Nature:||Passenger - Scheduled|
|Departure airport:||Auckland International Airport (AKL/NZAA)|
|Destination airport:||Rarotonga Airport (RAR/NCRG)|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
The incident aircraft resumed service after 26 hours.
Weather reported about the incident time (21 June, 1827Z):
NZAA 211800Z AUTO 08012KT 9999 FEW025/// BKN038/// BKN055/// 13/12 Q1006 RERA
NZAA 211900Z AUTO 07013G23KT 8000 -RA SCT060/// BKN070/// 12/11 Q1006 RERA
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