Story: Air crashes

Investigating the wreckage

Investigating the wreckage

Officials investigate a wrecked Ansett Dash 8 on a fog-shrouded hillside in the Tararua Range. The plane crashed on 9 June 1995 as it descended to Palmerston North airport. Miraculously, only four people were killed, although more were seriously injured.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP/1995/1752/11

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Air crashes - Causes and consequences', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/6537/investigating-the-wreckage (accessed 18 February 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 12 Jun 2006