NEW ZEALAND DISASTERS AND TRAGEDIES
MORRINSVILLE ROAD CRASH
WEDNESDAY 18 MAY 2005
On Wednesday 18 May 2005, a Mercedes-Benz Airport Shuttle van on its way to Rotorua from Auckland Airport was involved in a road accident on State Highway 27 at Ngarua, near Morrinsville in the Waikato. Nine people died as a result. This is New Zealand's second worst road accident to date and is still in the minds of many who travel that road.
Also see New Zealand Herald 03 July 2006.
Those who were killed were:
|BESSE||Robert Sylvain Michel||58||France|
|THIRUMURTHY||Vellore Padmanaban (Mr)||50||India|
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