• Short Summary

    File pictures of the worst 747 air crashes since March 1977.


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    1. SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE AIRPORT, CANARY ISLANDS (MARCH 27, 1977) PANAM 747 CRASHES INTO KLM 747 ON RUNWAY AT SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE AIRPORT - 582 PEOPLE KILLED: VARIOUS VIEWS OF DEBRIS ON RUNWAY
    2. MOUNT OTSUTAKA, JAPAN (AUGUST 12, 1985) JAPAN AIRLINES 747 CRASHES INTO MOUNT OTSUTAKA - 520 PEOPLE KILLED, 4 SURVIVE: AERIAL VIEWS OF CRASH SITE RESCUE WORKERS SORTING THROUGH DEBRIS AND ASSISTING SURVIVOR (JAPANESE NARRATION)
    3. AT SEA, OFF IRELAND (JUNE 23, 1985) AIR INDIA EXPLODES OVER THE ATLANTIC NEAR THE COAST OF IRELAND, SIKH EXTREMISTS BLAMED - 329 PEOPLE KILLED: HELICOPTER FLYING OVER CRASH SITE/ DEBRIS IN WATER/ BODY OF SMALL BOY WINCHED INTO HELICOPTER FROM WATER UNIDENTIFIED LOCATIONS BODY CARRIED ON STRETCHER/ PEOPLE WAITING FOR NEWS OF RELATIVES/ DISTRESSED WOMAN
    4. LOCKERBIE, SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (DECEMBER 21, 1988) PANAM 747 EXPLODES OVER SMALL SCOTTISH TOWN, ARAB EXTREMISTS BLAMED - 270 KILLED INCLUDING 11 ON GROUND: AERIAL VIEWS OF CRASH SITE/ POLICE AND FIREMEN AT SITE/ PLANE NOSE LYING ON GROUND/ POLICE SEARCHING AREA
    5. OFF SAKHALIN ISLAND, RUSSIA (SEPTEMBER 1, 1983) KOREAN AIRLINES 747 SHOT DOWN BY SOVIET AIR FORCE FIGHTER AFTER STRAYING OFF COURSE - 269 PEOPLE KILLED: UNIDENTIFIED LOCATIONS - PEOPLE DEMONSTRATING, BURNING SOVIET FLAG/ DISTRESSED MOURNERS AT CRASH SITE
    6. BOMBAY, INDIA (JANUARY 1, 1978) AIR INDIA 747 EXPLODES JUST AFTER TAKE-OFF FROM BOMBAY EN ROUTE TO DUBAI AND CRASHES INTO SEA - 213 PEOPLE KILLED: BODIES BROUGHT ASHORE/ PLANE DEBRIS BROUGHT ASHORE
    7. NEAR MADRID, SPAIN (NOVEMBER 27, 1983) COLOMBIAN 747 OPERATED BY AVIANCA AIRLINES CRASHES AT VILLAGE OF MEJORDA DEL CAMPO AFTER ENGINE CATCHES FIRE MINUTES BEFORE LANDING AT BARAJAS AIRPORT - 183 PEOPLE KILLED: NIGHTSHOTS SMOULDERING WRECKAGE/ RESCUE WORKERS
    8. SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES (FEBRUARY 1985) CHINA AIRLINES 747 EN ROUTE FROM TAIPEI TO LOS ANGELES ALMOST CRASHES AFTER ALL FOUR ENGINES STALL. IT PLUNGES NEARLY 10,000 METRES BEFORE ENGINES ARE RESTARTED - 50 PEOPLE INJURED, PLANE SLIGHTLY DAMAGED: DAMAGED WING OF PLANE/ INJURED PEOPLE ON BOARD PLANE/ INJURED MAN WALKING/ DAMAGED PLANE WING



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    Background: File pictures of the worst 747 air crashes since March 1977.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA810AQSEIXQ25UF2BH2HC4ORSQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA810AQSEIXQ25UF2BH2HC4ORSQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/03/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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