Ansett New Zealand was an airline serving the New Zealand domestic market between 1987 and 2000. Story by Nancy Swarbrick Main image: A wrecked Ansett Dash 8 in the Tararua Range See more ideas about New zealand, Aircraft and Australian airlines. Air crashes have wide-ranging and often tragic consequences. Few large planes have gone down, but when they do the losses are devastating.

name: Ansett New Zealand country: New Zealand ICAO code: AAA Founded: 1987 Ended operations: 2000 Related airlines: » Ansett Airlines of Australia became Ansett Australia Airlines » Ansett Airways became Ansett-ANA after merger with Ansett Airways » Ansett Australia Airlines ceased operations » Ansett Flying Boat Service » Ansett-ANA renamed Ansett Airlines of Australia Ansett New Zealand Flight 703 was an Ansett New Zealand scheduled passenger transport flight from Auckland Airport to Palmerston North. 25 Jun 2015 - Explore ozboy_1's board "ANSETT New Zealand", which is followed by 122 people on Pinterest.

Ansett expanded into New Zealand in 1987 through its subsidiary Ansett New Zealand after the government of New Zealand opened its skies to the airline. At 08:17 Ansett New Zealand Flight 703 departed Auckland (AKL) as scheduled bound for Palmerston North (PMR). While the captain continued the descent the co-pilot carried out the landing gear alternate extension checklist. The Mount Erebus disaster occurred on 28 November 1979 when Air New Zealand Flight 901 (TE-901) flew into Mount Erebus on Ross Island, Antarctica, killing all 237 passengers and 20 crew on board. After the government of Australia reneged on an agreement to reciprocate, Air New Zealand tried to acquire a share of Qantas when it was floated in 1995, but was not allowed. They occur usually because of a chain of connected causes. In New Zealand many small aircraft crash. A top-dressing pilot died on a farm in Kourarau Hill near Carterton this morning - …

To the north of Palmerston North the pilots briefed themselves for a VOR/DME approach to runway 07 which was the approach they preferred.

The Wairarapa community has been devastated by the death of a third pilot in 10 months. Ansett New Zealand Flight 703 - Crash Site Crash Site Flight 703 pancaked onto a hilltop and broke up as it slid along the ground, killing the flight attendant instantly. Air New Zealand had been operating scheduled Antarctic sightseeing flights between 1977 and 1979. Ansett New Zealand Flight 703 Friday June 9, 1995 As the plane approached Runway 25, the right main landing gear did not extend. On June 9, 1995, the de Havilland Canada Dash 8 aircraft flying this route crashed into hilly terrain in the Tararua Ranges, 10 miles (16 km) east of Palmerston North airport, during an instrument approach in bad weather.