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Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Time:c. 3:00 pm.
Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-319
Owner/operator:Air New Zealand
Registration: ZK-NGG
MSN: 25606/3123
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 100
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Between Auckland and Wellington. -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:NZAA
Destination airport:NZCH
Air NZ flight no. 535 (Auckland to Christchurch) was forced to divert to Wellington (NZWN) when the smell of burning rubber permeated the cabin.
The aircraft landed without incident at 3:35 pm and the passengers left the 'plane normally.
The smell was traced to a faulty seal in an air-conditioning unit.



Photo of ZK-NGG courtesy

Wellington - International (NZWN / WLG)
23 October 2013; (c) Derek Gaynor

Auckland International, 14Sep2008

Revision history:

02-Sep-2009 20:13 angels one five Added
02-Sep-2009 23:41 Anon. Updated
02-Sep-2009 23:54 RobertMB Updated
06-Sep-2009 01:05 flyernzl Updated

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