ANZ DH8C near Christchurch on Oct 7th 2021, smoke in cockpit

Last Update: October 7, 2021 / 10:54:04 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 7, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NZ-8761

Aircraft Registration
ZK-NEH

ICAO Type Designator
DH8C

An Air New Zealand (Former Air Nelson) de Havilland Dash 8-300, registration ZK-NEH performing flight NZ-8761 from New Plymouth to Christchurch (New Zealand), was descending towards Christchurch estimated to land in about 10 minutes when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit. The crew worked the related checklists and continued for a safe landing on Christchurch's runway 02. Emergency services did not need to intervene, the smoke had dissipated during final approach.

The airline reported there was momentary haze observed in the cockpit. All passengers disembarked normally and safely.

The aircraft returned to service about 9 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 7, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NZ-8761

Aircraft Registration
ZK-NEH

ICAO Type Designator
DH8C

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