12 May 2017

Plane makes emergency landing in Hamilton

12:05 pm on 12 May 2017

A plane has touched down safely after being forced to make an emergency landing in Hamilton.

The fire service said the Air New Zealand Dash 8 plane had 30 people on board and radioed for help at 10.50am.

It said the plane reported a possible problem with its nose-wheel.

The plane circled for 40 minutes before landing at Hamilton airport.