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NZ ATR72 In-flight Fault With Engine  
User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 12976 posts, RR: 15
Posted (9 years 7 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 4444 times:

NZ is investigating why an engine part came loose on a plane travelling from Christchurch to Queenstown last week, scaring passengers.

The plane turned back to Christchurch on Friday morning about five minutes into the flight after the discovery of a loose engine panel, which passengers said flapped around and made banging noises

The aircraft was grounded for half an hour while engineers fixed the 66-seater ATR-72 plane during the incident, which the airline described as an "unusual occurrence".


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