Passenger's medical event on Air New Zealand flight from Bueno Aires to Auckland forces plane to turn around

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An Air New Zealand flight from Buenos Aires to Auckland has had to turn around and head back to Buenos Aires yesterday.

ANZ Boeing 747 400 at Auckland Airport New Zealand. (Photo by: Education Images/UIG via Getty Images)

Air New Zealand plane tail (file picture).

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Flight NZ31 returned to Buenos Aires due to a passenger medical issue, an Air New Zealand spokesman said.

After the passenger was removed from the plane the Boeing 777 refuelled and continued on to Auckland, where it was expected to arrive today, Fairfax reports.

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