21 Jun 2010

Air NZ plane lands safely after hydraulics fears

2:24 pm on 21 June 2010

An Air New Zealand aircraft with 33 people on board has landed safely at Auckland airport after fears the aircraft's hydraulic system had failed.

The Fire Service says six engines, including a truck carrying foam and 20 firefighters, were called to the airport on standby just after 11am on Monday.

The Dash 8 aircraft was able to land safely.