July 18th, 2024

Passenger plane lands safely in New Zealand after fire shuts down an engine

By Charlotte Graham-mclay, The Associated Press on June 17, 2024.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – A passenger plane landed safely at a New Zealand airport Monday after a fire shut down one of its engines, the nation’s fire service said.

The Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800 jet bound for Melbourne, Australia, landed in the New Zealand city of Invercargill after the fire forced a diversion.

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