Air NZ plane hit by lightning on flight from Invercargill to Wellington

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An Air New Zealand plane heading to Wellington has turned back to Invercargill after being hit by lightning.

Air New Sealand boeing 777-219.

File photo. Photo: 123RF

The airline said the plane will be assessed by engineers in Invercargill.

Passengers on flight NZ8872 were rebooked on other services.

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