Narrative:Reached a height of approx. 90m and crashed 15m to the left and 325m past the runway.
|Date:||03 DEC 1972|
|C/n / msn:|| 30-10-25|
|First flight:|| 1962|
|Engines:|| 4 General Electric CJ805-23|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 148 / Occupants: 148|
|Total:||Fatalities: 155 / Occupants: 155 |
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Tenerife-Norte Los Rodeos Airport (TFN) (Spain)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Nature:||Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Tenerife-Norte Los Rodeos Airport (TFN/GCXO), Spain|
|Destination airport:||München-Riem Airport (MUC/EDDM), Germany|
CAUSE: Loss of control in weather conditions of almost zero visibility.
» Aviation Disasters / D. Gero (p. 110)Sample newspaper article from Newspaperarchive.com
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Tenerife-Norte Los Rodeos Airport to München-Riem Airport as the crow flies is 3226 km (2017 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networks opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.