• Short Summary

    HOLIDAYMAKERS WERE AMONG PASSENGERS IN AN AIRLINER WHICH CRASHED AND BURST INTO FLAMES AS IT LANDED AT SANTA CRUZ, IN THE CANARY ISLANDS.

  • Description

    HOLIDAYMAKERS WERE AMONG PASSENGERS IN AN AIRLINER WHICH CRASHED AND BURST INTO FLAMES AS IT LANDED AT SANTA CRUZ, IN THE CANARY ISLANDS. THIRTY PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND 18 INJURED.

    THE TRAGEDY HAPPENED ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE AIRLINER -- AN IBERIAN AIRLINES SUPER CONSTELLATION -- WAS COMING IN FROM MADRID. AFTER SKIDDING ALONG THE RUNWAY, ITS NOSE DIPPED AND FIRE BROKE OUT.

    HORRIFIED RELATIVES WAITING FOR SOME OF THE 40 PASSENGERS RACED TO THE SITE. THEY HELPED TAKE THE DAZED SURVIVORS TO HOSPITAL. ONLY TWO OF THE EIGHT-MAN CREW SURVIVED -- THE STEWARD AND STEWARDESS. OFFICIALS ARE STILL TRYING TO IDENTIFY SOME OF THE DEAD.

    IT WAS THE SECOND IBERIA CRASH WITHIN FIVE WEEKS. ON APRIL 1, A TWIN-ENGINED AIRLINER CRASHED INTO THE SEA OFF TANGIER, KILLING 50 PEOPLE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAIITQ2X7KA9W7RWAB7Q89FPC1
    Media URN:
    VLVAAIITQ2X7KA9W7RWAB7Q89FPC1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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