New Zealand citizen pleads guilty to smoking on aircraft

By Lagi Keresoma

APIA, SAMOA – THURSDAY 31 JANUARY 2019: A New Zealand citizen, Thompson Simon Martin Collin has pleaded guilty to smoking an electronic cigarette on board the Air New Zealand flight No.992 from Auckland to Samoa on the 21st January 2019.

According to the police summary of facts, Collin’s action had jeopardized the safety not only of the aircraft but the passengers on board.

Collin who also resides at Aufaga, on Upolu island will be sentenced next Thursday.