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Crash Of The Century

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‘Crash of the Century’ explores the tragic collision that occurred between two fully loaded airliners when a blanket of fog affected visibility with devastating consequences. On the afternoon of 27 March 1977, a KLM 747 and a Pan Am 747 crashed on the runway at Los Rodeos Airport in Tenerife. The Pan Am flight had been diverted to the airfield in Tenerife due to a bomb explosion at another nearby airport. When the KLM 747 began take off, the Pan Am flight landed in its path causing the planes to hit each other and kill the 583 people on board. Prepare to venture into the cockpits and cabins of the two doomed planes as we reconstruct the moments leading up to the tragedy.