Narrative:Engine trouble on takeoff forced the crew to return to Palma. A belly landing was carried out in a field near the airport.
|Date:||Thursday 10 April 1958|
Douglas C-53-DO (DC-3)
|C/n / msn:|| 7346|
|First flight:|| 1942|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Palma de Mallorca (Spain)
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
|Departure airport:||Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI/LEPA), Spain|
|Destination airport:||Barcelona Airport (BCN/LEBL), Spain|
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Palma de Mallorca Airport to Barcelona Airport as the crow flies is 201 km (125 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.