- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: April 25, 1980
Time: 13:21
Location: Tenerife, Canary Islands
Operator: Dan Air Services
Flight #: 1008
Route: Manchester - Tenerife
AC Type: Boeing B-727-64
Registration: G-BDAN
cn / ln: 19279/288
Aboard: 146   (passengers:138  crew:8)
Fatalities: 146   (passengers:138  crew:8)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane crashed into a mountain 5,500 ft. high at 300 mph during an approach to Tenerife. The pilot, while in a holding pattern, took the aircraft in an area of high ground not maintaining the correct altitude. Lack of communication between the pilot and co-pilot.
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