ANZ B763 near Auckland on Jun 25th 2015, uncooperative fuel gauge
Last Update: June 25, 2015 / 20:33:27 GMT/Zulu time
A passenger reported the aircraft had departed with an hour delay due to maintenance work on a fuel gauge, that was not indicating properly. In flight the captain announced the fuel gauge still "wasn't cooperating" and they were returning to Auckland.
The airline reported a malfunction of the cockpit fuel indicators, the aircraft burned off fuel and returned to Auckland. Another aircraft took the passengers to Honolulu.
A replacement Boeing 767-300 registration ZK-NCI reached Honolulu with a delay of 5 hours.
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