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Air Crash Investigations: Tenerife Airport Disaster: The World's Deadliest Plane Crash Ever

ByAllistair Fitzgerald

On Sunday, March 27, 1977 KLM Flight 4805 and PANAM Flight 1736 both approached Las Palmas Airport in the Canary Islands, when a terrorist's bomb exploded on the airport. Both flights were diverted to the neighboring island of Tenerife. After Las Palmas Airport reopened first KLM Flight 4805 was cleared for takeoff, a few minutes later PANAM 1736 was cleared. Due to a number of misunderstandings both aircraft collided on the runway of Tenerife Airport during takeoff, killing 583 people.

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Publication Date
Mar 28, 2011
Language
English
ISBN
9781257171217
Category
History
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Allistair Fitzgerald

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EPUB

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