- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 03, 1972
Time: 0733
Location: Tenerife, Canary Islands
Operator: Spantax
Flight #: ?
Route: Tenerife - Munchen
AC Type: Convair CV-990-30A-5 Coronado
Registration: EC-BZR
cn / ln: 30-10-25
Aboard: 155   (passengers:148  crew:7)
Fatalities: 155   (passengers:148  crew:7)
Ground: 0
Summary: Reached 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. Crew's loss of situational awareness. Spatial disorientation immediately after takeoff in an almost zero visibility configuration.
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