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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 4 October 1940
Type:Douglas DC-1-109
Operator:Iberia
Registration: EC-AAE
C/n / msn: 1137
First flight: 1933-07-01 (7 years 3 months)
Engines: 2 Wright SGR-1820F3 Cyclone
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Málaga Airport (AGP) (   Spain)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Málaga Airport (AGP/LEMG), Spain
Destination airport:Tétouan Airport (TTU/GMTN), Morocco
Narrative:
The Douglas DC-1, named "Manolo Negrón" operated on a flight from Sevilla to Tétouan, via Málaga. The crew aborted the takeoff at Málaga due to failure of the port engine. The aircraft force-landed wheels-up and was damaged beyond repair. Pilot was Rodolfo Bay Wright, later founder of SPANTAX. The occupants suffered injuries, one seriously.

Sources:
» aeroplaza.org
» Registro de aviones comerciales en España


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Distance from Málaga Airport to Tétouan Airport as the crow flies is 140 km (88 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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