Air New Zealand fleet and operational specialists will be returning to France this weekend to provide further technical expertise to the investigation into the A320 accident at Perpignan.
The Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses (BEA) has invited Air New Zealand and the Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) to France as they seek to understand what happened on 27 November.
"The request from the BEA is no surprise as they begin to learn more detail about what occurred and require our expert input into key aspects of the flight," says Air New Zealand Chief Executive Officer Rob Fyfe.
"We have been kept well informed on progress being made with the investigation. With the BEA indicating they plan to have a preliminary report available by the end of the month, we expect further information to shortly become available."
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