Terror at tenerife Author:George Otis TERROR AT TENERIFE — (picture) — (caption under picture)Suddenly their hopes and plans were changed and the survivors could never be the same. — "if we have trouble, there's the exit. Go that way," he told his wife. That information saved their lives. — Paul Heck Laguna Hills, Calif. — Seeing KLM thundering down the runway at them. "What's he d... more »oing? He'll kill us all!"
Pan Am Pilot Grubbs
Last words at moment of crashing into Pan Am. "Got dam!"
KLM Pilot Veldhuizen
"I was standing in an inferno, smoke and flying metal all around me. Then I heard another explosion and cried aloud, 'God, I stand on Your Word, I stand on Your Word.'"
Norman Williams, Palos Verdes, calif.
"You could still see the gesture of the mother, embracing and trying in vain to protet her child."
"I kept praying and asking Jesus to help me , and I kept crawling away."