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Last updated: 29 November 2015
Fecha:lunes 5 marzo 1973
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic S210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle 10R
Registración: EC-BID
Numéro de série: 228
Año de Construcción: 1967
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Funchal Airport (FNC) (   Portugal)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD), España
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Funchal Airport (FNC/LPFU), Portugal
Struck the water during the approach. The aircraft sank to a depth of 100m. Apparently the aircraft stalled when was turning to the final of runway 06, followed by a spiral and a nose dive at very low altitude with no chance for recovery.
There were three crew members on board: a Captain, a First Officer and a Line Check Captain. The airplane was due to fly continue to Paris from Funchal.



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Distance from Madrid-Barajas Airport to Funchal Airport as the crow flies is 1451 km (907 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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