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    Last Name:White Island Volcano Eruption
  • Death Date:09 December 2019
  • Country:New Zealand
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  • ID:421144

Forty-seven people, tousists and guides, were on White Island when the volcano erupted at 14:11 on 9 December 2019, Tragically the incident claimed 20 lives with many others suffering devastating burn injuries. Of the 20 two people missing were ruled as deceased, 18 died in NZ and two in Australia. The visitors to the island were from the Oviation of the Seas cruise ship.
White Island (Whakaari) is a popular tourist destination and scientific research site located 48 km from the east coast of the North Island in the Bay of Plenty. It is also one of a number of volcanoes that can produce sudden and unanticipated explosive eruptions.

Victims Include:

Browitt, Krystal Eve (21) - Melbourne, Australia -
Dallow, Gavin Brian (53) - Adelaide, Australia
Elzer, Richard Aaron- Australia
Griffith, Jason David (33) - Coffs Harbour, Australia -
Hollander, Berend Lawrence (16) - Sydney, Australia
Hollander, Barbara Jean (49) - Sydney, Australia
Hollander, Martin Berend (48) - Sydney. Australia
Hollander, Matthew Robert (13) - Sydney, Australia
Hosking, Zoe Ella (15) - Australia
Langford, Anthony James (51) - Australia
Langford, Kristine Elizabeth (45) - Australia
Langford, Winona Jane (17) - Australia (body still missing)
Maangi, Tipene James Te Rangi Ataahua (24) - New Zealand
Marshall-Inman, Hayden Bryan (40) - Whakatane, New Zealand (body still missing)
Matthews, Karla Michelle (32) - Australia
Richards, Jessica (20) - Australia
Richards, Julie (47) - Australia

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