ANZ B789 over Pacific Ocean on Mar 20th 2021, computer trouble

Last Update: March 24, 2021 / 14:17:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 20, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NZ-75

Aircraft Registration
ZK-NZI

ICAO Type Designator
B789

An ANZ Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9, registration ZK-NZI performing flight NZ-75 (scheduled dep Mar 19th, actual dep Mar 20th) from Auckland (New Zealand) to Seoul (South Korea) with 55 passengers, was enroute at FL400 over the Pacific Ocean about 50nm north of Manus Island (Papua New Guinea) just short of reaching the equator about 5:20 hours into the flight, when the crew decided to turn around and return to Auckland after two of three computers used for navigation suffered issues. The aircraft descended to FL390 for the return and landed safely back on Auckland's runway 05R about 5:45 hours after turning around.

A replacement Boeing 787-9 registration ZK-NZK reached Seoul with a delay of 34 hours.

The airline reported the crew returned to Auckland because of issues with two of the three computers used for navigation, they used a third, backup computer for the return.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 20, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NZ-75

Aircraft Registration
ZK-NZI

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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