Emergency services called to Tauranga-Wellington flight after vape scare

Emergency services were called to a flight from Tauranga to Wellington this morning after a e-vapour device was accidentally switched on during the flight.

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Emergency services were requested to meet NZ8265 as a precaution after the vape, belonging to a customer, went off, Air New Zealand said in a statement.

Cabin crew were following standard procedure, they said.

The device was immediately put out.