Dan-Air Flight 1008 crash site

Dan-Air Flight 1008 was a Boeing 727-46 (registration G-BDAN) that crashed on the 25 April 1980 while on approach to Tenerife North Airport, Canary Islands, Spain, at the end of a charter flight from Manchester. The aircraft flew into high terrain when it turned the wrong way in a holding pattern. The aircraft was destroyed and all 146 occupants killed. Dan-Air Flight 1008 marked the greatest loss of life in an accident to a British-registered aircraft.



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