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Forty years on, New Zealand apologizes for Antarctic plane disaster

WELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern apologized on Thursday for the then-government’s handling of a plane crash in Antarctica 40 years ago that took the lives of 257 people in the country’s worst peacetime disaster. On 28 November 1979, Air New Zealand flight 901 was on a sightseeing tour ...

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