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Last updated: 8 October 2015
Datum:Sonntag 3 Dezember 1972
Zeit:ca. 06:45
Flugzeugtyp:Convair CV-990-30A-5 Coronado
Kennzeichen: EC-BZR
Werknummer: 30-10-25
Baujahr: 1962
Triebwerk: 4 General Electric CJ805-23
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 148 / Insassen: 148
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 155 / Insassen: 155
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Tenerife-Norte Los Rodeos Airport (TFN) (   Spanien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Tenerife-Norte Los Rodeos Airport (TFN/GCXO), Spanien
Flug nach:München-Riem Airport (MUC/EDDM), Deutschland
Reached a height of approx. 90m and crashed 15m to the left and 325m past the runway.
CAUSE: Loss of control in weather conditions of almost zero visibility.

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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 Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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