• Short Summary

    INTRODUCTION: More than 550 people died and at least 80 were injured in the world's worst aircraft disaster in the Canary Islands on Sunday (27 March).

  • Description

    INTRODUCTION: More than 550 people died and at least 80 were injured in the world's worst aircraft disaster in the Canary Islands on Sunday (27 March). Two Boeing 747s or the American Pan Am and Dutch KLM airlines collided and exploded into flames on the airport runway at Tenerife. No official reason has yet been given for the crash, but the planes were both preparing for take off. Keith Graves of BBC news was on the scene soon after the crash and filed this report.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABBL4EHEBU33EZLAP72I4GP1K7
    Media URN:
    VLVABBL4EHEBU33EZLAP72I4GP1K7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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