15 Aug 2016

Airforce plane makes emergency landing

11:30 am on 15 August 2016

An airforce boeing 757 has safely made an emergency landing at Auckland's Whenuapai airbase.

The fire service had four crews standing by.

The plane is thought to have a blown tyre.

A New Zealand Airforce Boeing 757

A New Zealand Airforce Boeing 757 Photo: Supplied / RNZAF

The Defence Force said the Boeing experienced vibrations on take off this morning.

It said the crew conducted standard checks to identify obvious problems before landing safely.