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Please watch this interesting Air-Crash investigation video and read the questions and answers.

                                            On March 27th,1977 in Canary Islands 'Spain' ,In an atempt to take off in a thick fog, a 747 collides with another on the runway in Tenerife.The fiery explosion kills 583 people leaving just 70 survivors.

Questions:

1. When did the accident occur?
2. What exactly happened on the above date?
3. How many people died in this tragic airplane accident?

 

4. How many airplanes were involved in the accident?
5. What were the call signs of the airplanes involved in the accident?
6. What was the cause of the delay of flight KLM4805?
7. How long was flight KLM805 delayed for?
8. What happened when the PAN AM flight turned towards taxiway?
9. What was the name of the airport where this accident took place?
10. What was flight KLM4805 doing when the accident took place?

Answers
1. The accident happened on March 27, 1977.
2. Two airplanes collided with each other on a runway killing many people.
3. Around 583 people died in the accident.
4. Two airplanes were involved in the accident.
5. PAN AM 1736 and KLM4805 were the call signs of the airplanes that collided with each other.
6. The flight was being given additional fuel and this was the cause of the delay.
7. Flight KLM4805 was delayed by 30 minutes.
8. When the flight PAN AM turned toward the taxiway, thick fog began descending on the runway, making the visibility very poor.
9. It was Tenerife Airport.
10. Flight KLM4805 was rolling on the runway for take off.
 

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