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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Datum:Montag 8 Februar 1965
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7C
Fluggesellschaft:Scandinavian Airlines System - SAS
Kennzeichen: SE-CCC
Werknummer: 45325/826
Baujahr: 1957
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 84
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 91
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Tenerife-Los Rodeos International Airport (TCI) (   Spanien)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Tenerife-Los Rodeos International Airport (TCI/GCXO), Spanien
Flug nach:København-Kastrup Airport (CPH/EKCH), Dänemark
The DC-7 sank down on the runway during takeoff. The aircraft caught fire.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The premature retraction of the landing gear before the aircraft was airborne."


photo of Douglas-DC-7C-SE-CCC
accident date: 08-02-1965
type: Douglas DC-7C
registration: SE-CCC

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Tenerife-Los Rodeos International Airport to København-Kastrup Airport as the crow flies is 3772 km (2357 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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