29 Mar 2019

Fiji Airways flight forced to return to Nadi

10:52 am on 29 March 2019

A Fiji Airways flight from Nadi to Auckland last night was forced to return shortly after take-off following mechanical issues with the aircraft.

Fiji masi design Fiji Airways

Photo: Alex Perrottet/RNZ

An airline spokesperson says the flight crew returned the aircraft to Nadi "in the interest of safety".

Passengers are being put on other Fiji Airways' flights to Auckland today.