Airplane Crash - Tenerife, Canary Islands 12/03/1972

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Tenerife, Canary Islands


Date12/03/1972
Time06:45
LocationTenerife, Canary Islands
OperatorSpantax
RouteTenerife - Munchen
TypeConvair CV-990-30A-5 Coronado
RegistrationEC-BZR
Cn/In30-10-25
Aboard155
Fatalities155
Ground0
SummaryReached a height of 300 feet when the plane suddenly plunged to earth and crashed. Loss of control precipitated by abnormal maneuvers made by the pilot in command in zero visibility.

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