Air New Zealand apologises for the Antarctic tragedy

40 years after a tragic crash in the Antarctic, Air New Zealand and the government apologize to the families of the bereaved. And with good reason.

TE901 is in new Zealand for a national Trauma. Under that flight number crashed on the 28. November 1979, a McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 from Air New Zealand in Antarctica from. All 257 passengers died when the plane crash is still the worst in the history of the country.

40 years after the tragic crash of Air New Zealand apologised on Thursday (28. November) for the first time formally with the relatives of the deceased. The Same fact, the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern: "I know the time has come to say I'm sorry". The state as the former owner of the airline carrying the responsibility of how it was before and after the crash of flight TE901 acted, the politician.

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