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Date: 25 January 1990
Airline: Avianca
Flight No.: 52
Aircraft: B707
Location: Cove Neck, NY
Fatalities: 73:158

Photographer: Peter Haas

The aircraft crashed due to fuel exhaustion while attempting its third approach to land at John F. Kennedy Airport. The crew never declared a fuel emergency, and thus were vectored over Long Island before beginning their third approach in low visibility conditions.




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