ANZ A320 near Wellington on Jan 18th 2013, fuel problems

Last Update: January 18, 2013 / 13:54:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 18, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NZ-845

Aircraft Registration
ZK-OJG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air New Zealand Airbus A320-200, registration ZK-OJG performing flight NZ-845 from Wellington (New Zealand) to Sydney,NS (Australia), was climbing out of Wellington, when the crew stopped the climb at FL150 due to a fuel problem and decided to divert to Auckland (New Zealand). The aircraft burned off fuel and landed safely in Auckland about 90 minutes after departure from Wellington.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 2 hours, then continued the flight and reached Sydney with a delay of 3 hours.

The airline confirmed an engineering issue prompting the diversion to Auckland to have the issue fixed.

A passenger reported the crew announced they were having problems with the fuel transfer.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 18, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NZ-845

Aircraft Registration
ZK-OJG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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