Mount Cook AT72 at Napier on Jun 22nd 2018, engine surges

Last Update: June 22, 2018 / 21:07:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 22, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NZ-5018

Aircraft Registration
ZK-MCP

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A Mount Cook Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A on behalf of Air New Zealand, registration ZK-MCP performing flight NZ-5018 from Napier to Auckland (New Zealand), was in the initial climb out of Napier when the left engine emitted a series of streaks of flame and sounds of crackling and banging. The crew returned to Napier for a safe landing.

The airline reported the engine surged.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 22, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NZ-5018

Aircraft Registration
ZK-MCP

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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