Accident
Last updated: 25 April 2014
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 13 marzo 1959
Hora:08:02 UTC
Tipo:Bristol 170 Freighter 21E
Operador:Aviaco
Registración: EC-ADH
Numéro de série: 12776
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 15
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 18
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Mahon (   España)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI/LEPA), España
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Menorca-Mahón Airport (MAH/LEMH), España
Descripción:
The Bristol plane was on finals to Mahon when it went into a right banked turn from a height of 120m and crashed.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The cause of the accident was probably a strong gust of wind which tilted the aircraft to the right during final approach to land, causing it to crash to the ground."

Fuentes:
» ICAO Accident Digest Circular 62-AN/57 (104-105)


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Distance from Palma de Mallorca Airport to Menorca-Mahón Airport as the crow flies is 130 km (81 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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