Spantax

Spantax Sunday December 3, 1972
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.

Crash Details

DateSunday December 3, 1972
LocationTenerife, Canary Islands
Passengers148
Crew7
Fatalities155
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeConvair CV-990-30A-5 Coronado
OperatorSpantax
RegistrationEC-BZR
Flight OriginTenerife
Flight Destination Munchen
Tenerife, Canary Islands
Spantax
Convair CV-990-30A-5 Coronado
1972