Story: Air crashes

Aircraft debris (2nd of 3)

Aircraft debris

One of the DC10 wheels can be seen in the foreground, with more crash debris in the background. Mechanical fault with the aircraft was ruled out as a possible cause of the crash.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Air crashes - The 1979 Erebus crash', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 October 2022)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 12 Jun 2006