Erebus commemorative flight postponed

  • Breaking
  • 05/02/2014

Air New Zealand has postponed the last of the Erebus commemorative flights to Antarctica for a second year in a row.

Thirty family members were to make the trip to the ice next week, but Air New Zealand says conditions near Scott Base are too soft for the US Air Force's C-17 cargo plane to land.

The journey was to be the third commemorative flight for those who lost loved ones in the Erebus disaster in 1979.

Another attempt will be made next year.

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