ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212559
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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.
ATR 72-500 (72-212A)
|Owner/operator:||Air New Zealand Link|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 75|
|Aircraft damage:|| Unknown|
|Location:||near Napier, Hawke's Bay -
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Nature:||Passenger - Scheduled|
|Departure airport:||Napier Airport (NPE/NZNR)|
|Destination airport:||Auckland International Airport (AKL/NZAA)|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
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.
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
Other occurrences involving this aircraft
|30 Dec 2009
||Mount Cook Airline
||near Christchurch, Canterbury
||Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]|
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