It was the worst civil disaster in New Zealand's history. The tragic story of the Air New Zealand jet that flew into Mt Erebus, killing all 257 people on board. The tragedy of flight TE901 was a shock for New Zealand, affecting almost everyone in the country in some way, and led to years of investigations and a … There were no survivors of the crash.

On the morning of 28 November 1979, Air New Zealand Flight TE901 left Māngere airport, Auckland, for an 11-hour return sightseeing flight to Antarctica.At 12.49 p.m. NZST, the aircraft crashed into the lower slopes of Mt Erebus killing all 237 passengers and 20 crew on board. 11:48am Nov 8, 2019. ... Antarctica, plane crash.

I would so appreciate to be notified of any further events of Erebus.My mother and father have since passed away, but have 2 adult sons who dearly loved their uncle Bruce. At 12:49pm (NZT) on the afternoon of November 28 1979, Air New Zealand flight 901 crashed into Mt Erebus in Antarctica. By Michael Wright • Stuff. At the time, it was the fourth worst accident in aviation history. Six months after the accident. the Chippindale report was released.

On the morning of 28 November 1979, Air New Zealand Flight TE901 left Auckland for an 11-hour return sightseeing flight to Antarctica. Mount Erebus air disaster On 28 November 1979, Air New Zealand Flight TE901 crashed into the slopes of Mt Erebus in Antarctica while on a sightseeing flight to the continent. I was married to Martin Burley chief Purser at the time, and he had done the same flight 2 weeks earlier.

All the 237 passengers and 20 crew on board were killed. At 12.49 p.m. (New Zealand Standard Time), the aircraft crashed into the lower slopes of Mt Erebus killing all 257 passengers and crew. - Judy Burley [ nee Maxwell]