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Flight Returns To Auckland After Tail-Strike

Flight Returns To Auckland After Tail-Strike On Take-Off


Singapore Airlines flight SQ286 has returned to Auckland this afternoon after its tail struck the runway on take-off.

The aircraft -a Boeing 747-400, carrying 368 passengers and 20 crew - bound for Singapore, departed Auckland at 3.28pm this afternoon.

The aircraft landed safely at Auckland Airport at 3.51pm.

The cause of the tail strike, and further information regarding the incident, will be made available shortly, as information becomes available.

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