Tenerife Air Disaster at Los Rodeos Airport 1977

The worst aviation disaster in history happened at Tenerife's north airport of Los Rodeos in 1977 when two Boeing 747 jumbo jets colided on the runway with the loss of 583 lives. The accident prompted the construction of Tenerife south airport in the municipality of Abona close to Los Abrigos.


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