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Burning Planes in the Fog

Burning Planes in the Fog Tragedies and Triumphs Disasters Famous Historical Events Geography Aviation & Space Exploration

Because of the dense fog shrouding Tenerife's active runway, fire-and-rescue personnel did not initially realize that two planes had exploded.  This historical image, depicting fire fighters in the fog, helps to explain that circumstance.


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Image online, courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

 

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