Date: November 28, 1979
Location: Near Mt. Erebus, Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica
Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
Airline: Air New Zealand
Flight No: 901
Fatalities: 257 : 257

What started out as a Antarctic sightseeing tour, ended in disaster, when this  Air New Zealand DC-10 crashed into Mt. Erebus killing all 257 aboard.  An incorrect computer-stored flight plan led to a navigational error which brought the plane near Mt. Erebus in whiteout conditions.