Disasters: Something Must Be Wrong

"Something Must Be Wrong"

Bilbao Sondica Airport in Spain's northern Basque country has a notorious history of foggy weather and low cloud cover. But last Tuesday morning, the skies were clear as Iberia Airlines Flight 610 from Madrid began its landing approach. A few moments later, only 19 miles from the airport, the plane struck the tip of a 177-ft.-high television antenna on Mount Oiz (elevation 3,366 ft.), burst into flames and crashed into a wooded hillside. All 148 people aboard were killed. Three Americans were among the passengers, as was Bolivia's Minister of Labor, Gonzalo Guzman.

The crash was the third major air disaster...

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