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Erebus: Into the Unknown

Erebus: Into the Unknown
  • 2014
  • New Zealand
  • 68 min
  • 12

Documentary on the the 1979 crash of Air New Zealand Flight 901 into Mt Erebus in Antarctica. The film discusses the question of whether the airline was involved in a cover-up, but the focus is on the courage and endurance of the team of police officers who had to recover the bodies of the passengers from the crash site.

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Erebus: Into the Unknown

5 Jan 20153 stars

Chilling yet stirring documentary from Charlotte Purdy and Peter Burger

On 28 November 1979 a flight took off from New Zealand loaded with 257 passengers heading on a sightseeing tour over Antarctica. They would never be seen alive again. This documentary mixes archive footage, interviews and reconstructions to bring to…

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