Tenerife disaster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Pan Am aircraft was ready to depart, but the KLM plane and a refueling vehicle obstructed the way to the active runway. Captain van Zanten had decided to refuel at Los Rodeos instead of Las Palmas ...
Shannon Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On 5 September 1954 , KLM Flight 633 from Amsterdam to New York, which was using Shannon as a refueling stop, crashed just after take-off into a mudbank just next to the airport. 28 people on board died.
Pan Am Accidents: Clipper Victor - Tenerife, Spain
Although contributing to the accident, the following occurrences must not he considered direct factors in it: the bomb incident in Las Palmas; the KLM refueling; the latter's take-off at reduced ...
KLM General Aviation Fuel Reward Program General Guidelines
... miles can be earned for every liter of qualifying fuel. ? For fuel purchased directly from KLM Jet ... Flying Blue Miles or WorldPerks Bonus Miles are awarded to only one account per refueling and ...
Pair of 747s Collide in Worst Air Disaster of 20th Century
But when it came time for the Pan Am to taxi, it found that it did not appear to have enough room to get around the KLM and its refueling tanker as space was limited since Los Rodeos ...
NOVA | The Deadliest Plane Crash | The Final Eight Minutes | PBS
Could the KLM 747 have cleared the taxiing Pan Am plane if the KLM's pilot hadn't insisted on refueling his aircraft before leaving Tenerife, thereby greatly increasing its weight?
NOVA | Transcripts | The Deadliest Plane Crash | PBS
The Pan Am Plane is stuck behind the KLM which is still refueling. AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER (Tenerife): 1736 there is a delay for you. The KLM in front of you is refueling.
Airline Safety, Pilot Error, Terrorism, Airline Crashes, Accidents ...
Although contributing to the accident, the following occurrences must not he considered direct factors in it: the bomb incident in Las Palmas; the KLM refueling; the latter ...
Then the second airplane and the third airplane and then it got back to KLM -- KLM had just started refueling, probably 5 minutes before we received word that that airport at Las Palmas had reopened.
Click2Disasters - Crash at Tenerife - Chapter 4
Wanting to leave Tenerife, Bragg and Warns measured the distance behind the refueling KLM plane. They confirmed what Captain Grubbs believed: There was not enough maneuvering room for Clipper 1736.