High winds in New Zealand have flipped a plane
High winds in New Zealand have flipped a plane on the runway at Tauranga Airport, with two people reportedly inside at the time. The winds have flipped a light plane as it was taxiing on the runway at the airport and emergency services were called to the scene. Both qualified pilots were out of the plane and walked away uninjured, but the plane is a badly damaged. Aircraft ZK-DKK is listed as being owned by Sunair Aviation.
City Council communications advisor Marcel Currin says there were no disruptions to Air New Zealand services.It comes after a week of wild weather, strong winds. Wellington's public transport system is still being repaired after slips and flooding damaged rail lines and roads on Thursday. There were no disruptions to Air New Zealand services at the airport.
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