Surviving Flight 295: Life after the Helderberg Dominique Luck

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Published: November 4th 2014

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Surviving Flight 295: Life after the Helderberg  by  Dominique Luck

Surviving Flight 295: Life after the Helderberg by Dominique Luck
November 4th 2014 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 239 pages | ISBN: | 10.46 Mb

It has been 27 years since the worst air disaster in the history ofSouth African aviation, and it’s been 27 years since DominiqueLuck lost her mother and baby sister, Samantha, who were passengerson the aircraft.Flight SA 295 plunged into the IndianMoreIt has been 27 years since the worst air disaster in the history ofSouth African aviation, and it’s been 27 years since DominiqueLuck lost her mother and baby sister, Samantha, who were passengerson the aircraft.Flight SA 295 plunged into the Indian Ocean off Mauritius atmidnight on 28 November 1987- there were no survivors.

It wasan event that shocked the nation, and the world, and for eightyear-old Dominique Luck (née Ackermann), it was the definingmoment of her young life.Speculation immediately spread about the cause of the fire thatled to the crash and possible political motivations, but despiterenewed investigation over the years, including during the Truthand Reconciliation Commission, the answers have never beenforthcoming.

For nearly 30 years Dominique and other familymembers of the ill-fated passengers have been struggling to rebuildshattered lives and find personal closure.Left to her own devices as she grew up, and without being guidedtoward proper grieving, Dominique alternately tried to escapeand numb her pain. She dissociated with the story of the Helderberg,avoiding the news, for the greater part of her life.Her greatest crisis came when her own children were born. Thetrauma of losing her mother was brought to the fore and forcedher to face up to the issues she had suppressed her whole life.Could she rise to be the parent she had never had?

In reachingout, at last, she began a painful process of recovery.



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