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Narrative:Air New Zealand Flight NZ450 departed for Auckland at 1 pm and reportedly ran into a flock of birds shortly after take off.
|Time:||c. 1:15 pm.|
|Owner/operator:||Air New Zealand|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 102|
|Aircraft damage:|| Minor|
|Location:||Wellington Airport, Wellington 1 -
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Nature:||Passenger - Scheduled|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
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.
Other occurrences involving this aircraft
|8 May 2011
||Air New Zealand
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Auckland International, 15 January 2008
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