12 Dec 2015

School children stranded due to problem with Jetstar plane

10:01 pm on 12 December 2015

Seventy school children, teachers and parents are stuck in Wellington airport because of an engineering problem with their Jetstar plane.

Jetstar cancelled the groups 8.30pm flight back to Auckland this evening and have not been able to find them another flight.

The airline said because of the ACDC concert in the capital they could not find them accommodation.

They said the group was booked on the first plane back to Auckland in the morning and they were still searching for a place for the group to stay overnight.