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Last updated: 20 February 2019
Fecha:domingo 3 diciembre 1972
Hora:ca. 06:45
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CV99 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-990-30A-5 Coronado
Registración: EC-BZR
Numéro de série: 30-10-25
Año de Construcción: 1962
Motores: 4 General Electric CJ805-23
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 148 / Ocupantes: 148
Total:Fatalidades: 155 / Ocupantes: 155
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Tenerife-Norte Los Rodeos Airport (TFN) (   España)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 632 m (2073 feet) amsl
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tenerife-Norte Los Rodeos Airport (TFN/GCXO), España
Aeropuerto de Llegada:München-Riem Airport (MUC/EDDM), Alemania
Reached a height of approx. 90 m and crashed 15 m to the left and 325 m past the runway.
CAUSE: Loss of control in weather conditions of almost zero visibility.

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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).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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