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Air NZ flight to Sydney forced to turn back

Air NZ flight to Sydney forced to turn back

An Air New Zealand flight to Sydney had to return to Auckland this morning due to a technical issue.

Air New Zealand
plane Photo: RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King

Photo: RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King

Flight NZ101 took off from Auckland International Airport at 7.20am.

A spokesperson for the airline said the pilots decided to return due to a problem with the system that heats the windows in the flight deck.

The spokesperson said there was no risk to safety, and passengers were being put on put on other flights.


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