New Air NZ video criticised by families of Erebus victims

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Many talked at length about Air New Zealand’s new “cool’ safety video that has gone down like a lead balloon with families of those lost in flight 901 November 1979. It has been said that it was in poor form and many are calling for an apology from Air New Zealand.

David Ling, who lost his Mum Alison, said it was incredibly poor taste and opened up old wounds and said that the advert has made him rethink flying with the airline, and he’s not the only one.

Steven McIvor talks with Phil Stewart, a nephew of an Erebus crash victim on why he believes this new video displays poor judgement Air New Zealand's part

Listen to the full interview with Phil Stewart above.

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