Air New Zealand flight forced to return to airport after passenger suffers 'medical event'Supplied An Air New Zealand flight had to turn around on Sunday after a passenger suffered a medical event after taking off from Buenos Aires. (File photo)An Air New Zealand plane heading to Auckland was forced to return to Buenos Aires shortly after take off from the Argentinian capital on Sunday after a passenger suffered a medical event. Flight NZ31 returned to the airport after the passenger fell ill. On return, the passenger was removed and the plane refuelled. The disruption caused a five-hour delay, with the flight expected to land in Auckland around 10am on Monday. The status of the passenger was unknown, an Air New Zealand spokesperson said.
Source: Stuff December 31, 2017 20:15 UTC