A Police Disaster Victim
Identification (DVI) expert has started the process of
examining the light plane recovered off the coast of Great
Barrier Island yesterday morning.
Next of kin of missing
Auckland pilot Daroish Kraidy were advised by Police last
night that initial trawler crew reports that a body was in
the wreckage, have been revised.
Inspector Mark Benefield
says it is more accurate to say some human remains appear to
be in the wreckage which will take some time to examine and
The Civil Aviation Authority is not
present at the Marine Rescue Centre
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