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27/03/1977 The Worst Aviation Disaster of All Time

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Weather History: Tenerife Airport Disaster 1977

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The Worst Aviation Disaster of All Time at Tenerife

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SYND 30 3 77 KLM SPOKESMAN INTERVIEWED ON RESPONSIBILITY FOR TENERIFE AIR DISASTER

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The co pilot who survived the Tenerife aircraft disaster

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This 1977 Plane Crash Occurred Right on the Runway

Two Boeing 747 passenger jets collided on the runway at Los Rodeos Airport, on the island of Tenerife, Canary Islands, killing 583 people. The collision occurred when one jet initiated its takeoff run while the 2nd jet, shrouded in fog, was still on the runway and about to turn off onto the taxiway.
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