Emergency staff on standby at airport
A plane reporting a possible mechanical problem has landed safely at Christchurch Airport.
The Fire Service was on "local standby" after an Air Nelson plane reported a "some sort of mechanical problem", a spokesman said.
An airport spokeswoman said the plane landed safely with no problems.
The Fire Service had been on standby as a precaution, she said.
It was likely a warning light had come on inside the plane, which could have been caused by a "whole manner of things", she said.
- The Press
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