Twitter: From user 'Laurence Arlidge'
Flights cancelled at Wellington airport https://t.co/5XZ366DAmX https://t.co/uR0s1ViSzN
Twitter: From user 'Sam I AM, God of Chicken'
RT @1NewsNZ: Flights cancelled at Wellington airport https://t.co/TrGSxvPoLc https://t.co/rrWL9Loenc
What really happens when a plane is struck by a lightning bolt? - Traveller
There's a mild ozoney smell as well... It's very disturbing for everybody."; Air New Zealand flight NZ621 from Auckland was one of two flights to Queenstown diverted on Sunday due to lightning. The other was Air New Zealand flight NZ605 from Wellington.
Twitter: From user '1 NEWS'
Flights cancelled at Wellington airport https://t.co/TrGSxvPoLc https://t.co/rrWL9Loenc
Should we be afraid? Lightning strikes twice, hitting two Kiwi flights - The New Daily
Passengers have been reassured they are in “no immediate danger” after two flights were struck by lightning in New Zealand, causing in-flight panic. The Air New Zealand flights NZ621 from Auckland and NZ605 from Wellington were both en route to ...
'I thought the engine had fallen off': Passenger describes moment lightning struck Air NZ flight to Queenstown - New Zealand Herald
Flight NZ605 from Wellington to Queenstown was also struck by lightning yesterday afternoon. It too diverted to Christchurch. One of the passengers on NZ605 said there was a lot of turbulence and the plane quickly gained altitude. Another passenger on ...
Twitter: From user 'Greg Thompson'
@WREMOinfo Will this affect flights in and out of Wellington?
Twitter: From user 'T.J. Turnage'
@raywolf3rd @RadioFreeTom I also remember meals like beef Wellington even on the short flights. Now you might get a bag of peanuts.
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Winter woes: 9500 lightning strikes, floods, 130km/h winds - Newstalk ZB
About 9500 lightning strikes blasted the west coast of the country over the past 24 hours as a front passed over from the Tasman. Now, a brutally cold, southwesterly flow moves in, bringing more rain, strong winds, thunderstorms and snow in the far south.