Flight from Invercargill struck by lightning

An Air New Zealand Dash Q300. Photo: YouTube
An Air New Zealand Dash Q300. Photo: YouTube
An Air New Zealand plane on its way from Invercargill to Wellington was struck by lightning this morning.

A spokesperson for the airline has confirmed the Wellington bound Dash Q300 had to turn back to Invercargill.

The plane will now be assessed by engineers in Invercargill.

Customers have been re-accommodated on other services.

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