Tenerife Airport Disaster  - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Tenerife Airport Disaster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

March 27, 1977 - Due to a combination of circumstances - dense fog, communication failure and an increased presence of aircraft at the airport due to a temporary closure of Gran Canaria Airport - two Boeing 747's collided at Los Rodeos (Tenerife North) Airport. KLM Flight 4805 attempted to take off while PanAm Flight 1736 was still on the runway. The crash destroyed both aircraft and killed 583 people, making the Tenerife Airport disaster the deadliest accident in aviation history. #history

March 27, 1977 - Due to a combination of circumstances - dense fog, communication failure and an increased presence of aircraft at the airport due to a temporary closure of Gran Canaria Airport - two Boeing 747's collided at Los Rodeos (Tenerife North) Airport. KLM Flight 4805 attempted to take off while PanAm Flight 1736 was still on the runway. The crash destroyed both aircraft and killed 583 people, making the Tenerife Airport disaster the deadliest accident in aviation history. #history

The Tenerife airport disaster occurred on Sunday, March 27, 1977, when two Boeing 747 passenger aircraft collided on the runway of Los Rodeos Airport (now known as Tenerife North Airport) on the Spanish island of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands. With a total of 583 fatalities, the crash is the deadliest accident in aviation history.

The Tenerife airport disaster occurred on Sunday, March 27, 1977, when two Boeing 747 passenger aircraft collided on the runway of Los Rodeos Airport (now known as Tenerife North Airport) on the Spanish island of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands. With a total of 583 fatalities, the crash is the deadliest accident in aviation history.

Mar 27 - 1977 – Tenerife airport disaster: Two Boeing 747 airliners collide on a foggy runway on Tenerife in the Canary Islands, killing 583 (all 248 on KLM and 335 on Pan Am). 61 survived on the Pan Am flight. This is the worst aviation accident in history.

Mar 27 - 1977 – Tenerife airport disaster: Two Boeing 747 airliners collide on a foggy runway on Tenerife in the Canary Islands, killing 583 (all 248 on KLM and 335 on Pan Am). 61 survived on the Pan Am flight. This is the worst aviation accident in history.

Mar 27 - 1977 – Tenerife airport disaster: Two Boeing 747 airliners collide on a foggy runway on Tenerife in the Canary Islands, killing 583 (all 248 on KLM and 335 on Pan Am). 61 survived on the Pan Am flight. This is the worst aviation accident in history.

Mar 27 - 1977 – Tenerife airport disaster: Two Boeing 747 airliners collide on a foggy runway on Tenerife in the Canary Islands, killing 583 (all 248 on KLM and 335 on Pan Am). 61 survived on the Pan Am flight. This is the worst aviation accident in history.

The Tenerife airport disaster occurred on Sunday, March 27, 1977

The Tenerife airport disaster occurred on Sunday, March 27, 1977

The aftermath of the Tenerife airport disaster, 1977

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