Passenger jet damaged after hard landing in the water at Tenerife Airport [Spain] [AFP]
۱۱:۳۰ GMT: A Dutch plane carrying 56 people has landed in Gibraltar after landing safely on the island, according to the airport’s spokesman. The incident happened about 1.30 p.m. local time at Gibraltar’s main airport, the airport said in a statement. The crew called authorities, who had been able to contact the crew through their phones and in Spanish but had not heard back. The plane had to be brought back from the runway. The victims were all passengers from Cyprus.
۱۰:۱۵ GMT: A United Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Madrid landed safely in the Spanish resort of Malaga just a couple of hours after it str충주출장샵uck the runway at Tenerife Airport, Spain’s national Civil Aviation Authority said in a statement.
The flight, an American Airlines Boeing 767, was en route from the United States to Denver when the aircraft hit the runway at Tenerife Airport, according to the agency. The crash happened near San 강원안마Sebastian del Perro, the agency said.
The plane then proceeded to land safely on the main runway.
This is the moment a United Airlines passenger plane hit a runway at Tenerife Airport, Spain, (M블랙 잭CA) (AFP/Getty Images)
۱۰:۰۵ GMT: Spanish authorities have not said they would ask international civil aviation investigators for their data on the two European cities in the past two days that have lost planes at low-level radar flights.
Spain’s authorities do not want to talk about what their data shows. “This is an open secret,” said the airport’s head, Francisco Rodriguez, after meeting with civil aviation officials in the town of Valencia. Spain also does not want international investigators to request any details on what it knows. Spain has been unable to get international data on the Tenerife-based flight for a month.
“We know nothing for sure, nothing that will not change if and when we get an answer,” said Rodriguez.
Spain’s foreign ministry confirmed that two Spanish citizens were among the 54 people aboard a United Airlines flight en route to Madrid when it crashed en route to the city of Izmir, just hours after takeoff from Madrid-Barajas Airport. The airline reportedly said it might not get off the ground in time to check on the flight, however.
A spokesperson for Spain’s air and maritime agency told German media on Tuesday that the plane’s cockpit voice recorder showed tha