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Foreign objects cause flight delay

April 15, 2021 4:20 pm

Fiji Airways confirms that foreign objects were found around the exhaust area of an A330 aircraft engine today at the Nadi International Airport.

In a statement this afternoon, a Fiji Airways Spokesperson, says the objects were found by Fiji Airways engineers undertaking pre-flight inspections.

Fiji Airways has reported the matter to Fiji Airports Limited and Police.

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Police are currently investigating the discovery.

The A330 aircraft was swapped with another to operate a repatriation flight this morning, causing a delay to this service by an hour and 20 minutes.

Out of an abundance of caution, Fiji Airways is undertaking a thorough inspection of this particular A330 aircraft and all others parked at Nadi International Airport.

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