ANZ A320 near Auckland on May 7th 2017, problems with air conditioning

Last Update: May 7, 2017 / 20:12:40 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 7, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NZ-992

Destination
Apia, Samoa

Aircraft Registration
ZK-OJM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An ANZ Air New Zealand Airbus A320-200, registration ZK-OJM performing flight NZ-992 from Auckland (New Zealand) to Apia (Samoa), was enroute at FL310 about 190nm northeast of Auckland when the crew entered a hold maintaining FL310 due to problems with the air conditioning. About 15 minutes later the crew descended the aircraft to FL150, burned fuel off for about 90 minutes and landed safely back on Auckland's runway 23L about 2:50 hours after departure.

The airline reported the flight was postponed to the following day, the passengers have been taken to hotels over night.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 7, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NZ-992

Destination
Apia, Samoa

Aircraft Registration
ZK-OJM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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