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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58631
Last updated: 13 November 2021
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Time:7:15 pm loca
Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-475
Owner/operator:Air New Zealand
Registration: ZK-SUH
MSN: 24896/855
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 365
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Auckland -   New Zealand
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Auckland - AKL
Destination airport:Los Angeles - LAX
The flight NZ-6 could not retract the landing gear after takeoff from Auckland. The crew decided to dump fuel and return to Auckland, where the airplane landed safely 90 minutes after takeoff.



Photo of ZK-SUH courtesy

London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
11 August 2007; (c) Mick Bajcar

at Auckland International 27Apr2009

Revision history:

07-Feb-2009 10:03 Certosino Added
21-Jun-2009 10:36 flyernzl Updated

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