Tahiti AT72 near Papeete on Feb 28th 2021, technical problem
Last Update: March 3, 2021 / 16:25:31 GMT/Zulu time
The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Papeete almost 3 days after landing.
A replacement ATR-42-600 registration F-ORVC reached Hao Island with a delay of 31 hours.
The aircraft was carrying a group of college students back home to Hao. Their principal reported the crew opted to return to Papeete to have the aircraft repaired after it was discovered one of the wheels had slightly deviated from its axis, which would have made the landing dangerous.
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