Neither airline was originally due to be at the airport but both were diverted from the much bigger Las Palmas airport on nearby Gran Canaria island after a terrorist bomb blast near the departure lounge. 61 people survived. The crash is the deadliest accident in aviation history. (27 March 1977)
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