7 Feb 2018

Jet engine malfunction damages plane

7:28 am on 7 February 2018

An Air New Zealand service from Gisborne was cancelled when a private jet's engine blew a ramp off a passenger plane.

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(file photo) Photo: 123RF

The door frame of the Air New Zealand plane was damaged in the incident on Sunday afternoon.

The private jet that caused the damage was at an adjacent gate.

Nobody was on or near the ramp at the time.