Erebus: Into the Unknown
- New Zealand
- 68 min
- Directed by: Charlotte Purdy
- Cast: Tama Jarman, Andrew Munro, Niamh Peren
- Website: operationoverdue.co.nz
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.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
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Erebus: Into the Unknown5 Jan 2015
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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