Jetstar aborts two landing attempts

Last updated 17:03 13/01/2014

Relevant offers

A Jetstar passenger aircraft returned to Auckland this afternoon after two landing attempts were aborted at Wellington Airport.

Wellington Airport spokeswoman Briarley Kirk said the aircraft reported difficulty with fickle winds switching from the south to the north as it approached the airport over the harbour mid afternoon.

No other flights were affected.

Jetstar spokesman Phil Boeyen said wind shear problems prompted the pilot to return to Auckland.

He expected most passengers would be accommodated on a later flight into Wellington.

Ad Feedback

- The Dominion Post

Comments

Special offers
Opinion poll

Should Wellington have a new convention centre?

Yes, the Hilton is a missed opportunity

Yes, but there's no need for another hotel and the price was too high

Yes, and it would be much better on Interisland wharf

No, Wellington has enough such facilities for its size

Vote Result

Related story: $100m Hilton project back to drawing board

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content