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The Tenerife disaster took place on March 27, 1977, when two Boeing
747s collided on the island of Tenerife, killing 583. The Tenerife
disaster had the greastest number of casualties of any air disaster
until the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks.
On March 27, 1977 Pan Am Flight 1736 had taken off from New York's JFK
International Airport, bound for the Canary Islands. Upon approaching
its final destination Las Palmas it was told the major airport was
temporarily closed due to a bomb attack by Canary Island separatists,
and was ordered to divert to the airport at the neighboring island of
Tenerife, together with many other planes.The KLM Flight 4805, a 747
flying as a charter full with vacationers, was getting ready to head
back to Amsterdam. KLM had instructions to depart first; the PanAm 747
would follow. Following the towers instructions, the KLM jet taxied to
the end of the main runway and waited for takeoff clearance.
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