- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: May 05, 1965
Time: 21:17
Location: Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain Canary Islands
Operator: Iberia Airlines
Flight #: 401
Route: Madrid - Tenerife
AC Type: Lockheed 1049G-55 Super Constellation
Registration: EC-AIN
cn / ln: 4550
Aboard: 49   (passengers:40  crew:9)
Fatalities: 30   (passengers:24  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: The pilot, who saw the beginning of the runway clearly, but not the rest of it, decided to make a very low run after which he re-applied power for a go-around. After starting his go-around, the aircraft struck a tractor located 50 meters from the runway edge. Heavily damaged, the plane crashed on the western edge of the diversion canal of the Rodeo gorge. Decision not to divert to Las Palmas in view of the weather conditions.
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