Thirty eight years on the families are still pushing for Erebus disaster national memorial

New Zealand’s biggest civil air disaster:

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Wreckage from the Air New Zealand DC-10 after it crashed on Mt Erebus in Antarctica.

It’s been 38 years and there still isn’t a national memorial for New Zealand’s worst-ever air disaster.

The families of those who perished in the Erebus disaster are pushing for change, calling for a national memorial to be created in time for the 40th anniversary.

In 1979, 257 people died when a sightseeing Air New Zealand flight crashed into Mt Erebus, Antarctica. It remains the worst aviation disaster in the southern hemisphere.

http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2017/11/38-years-on-families-still-pushing-for-national-memorial-to-erebus-disaster.html

http://www.etu.nz/e-tu-calls-national-memorial-ahead-erebus-anniversary/

http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2017/11/erebus-memorial-to-be-erected-for-40th-anniversary.html  A memorial for 40th anniversary to be erected

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