Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2014
Status:
Datum:Donnerstag 6 Juli 1972
Zeit:ca 02:00
Flugzeugtyp:Douglas DC-8-52
Fluggesellschaft:Aviaco
Kennzeichen: EC-ARA
Werknummer: 45617/136
Baujahr: 1961
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:21 km (13.1 Meilen) E vom Land entfernt von Arinaga, Las Palmas, Canary Islands (   Spanien) show on map
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD), Spanien
Flug nach:Las Palmas-Airport de Gran Canaria (LPA/GCLP), Spanien
Flugnummer: 331
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into the sea and sank to a depth of 1560 m.
The aircraft was ferried to Las Palmas to pick up tourists for a flight to Hamburg.


Informationsquelle:
» Constantino Rubio Lorenzo, mito y leyenda / Juan Carlos Diaz Lorenzo


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EC-ARA was briefly leased to Aviaco in June 1972
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Map
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 Madrid-Barajas Airport to Las Palmas-Airport de Gran Canaria as the crow flies is 1754 km (1096 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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