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Accident description
Last updated: 5 September 2015
Status:
Date:Thursday 24 November 1949
Type:Bristol 170 Freighter 21E
Operator:Aviaco
Registration: EC-ADK
C/n / msn: 12777
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 26
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Menorca-Mahón Airport (MAH) (   Spain)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN/LEBL), Spain
Destination airport:Menorca-Mahón Airport (MAH/LEMH), Spain
Narrative:
The Bristol 170 was damaged beyond repair when it overshot the runway at Mahon.

Sources:
» ABC 25-11-1949


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Distance from Barcelona–El Prat Airport to Menorca-Mahón Airport as the crow flies is 239 km (150 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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