New Zealand prepares to airlift six bodies recovered from volcanic island
Thursday, 12 December 2019 A New Zealand military team that landed on a volcanic island on Friday has recovered six of eight bodies and are preparing to send them back to the capital city Wellington, police said in a statement.
A military team recovered six bodies from the volcanic island that fatally erupted earlier this week in New Zealand, a high risk operation watched by dozens of grieving family members waiting on the mainland. Eve Johnson reports.
New Zealand police said they suspended search on Tuesday (December 24) for the bodies of the two missing people following a deadly volcanic eruption on the White Island earlier this month. Ryan Brooks..