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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 19 January 1977
Time:21:27
Type:CASA C-207C (T.7) Azor
Operator:Ejército del Aire
Registration: T.7-15
C/n / msn: 15
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Chiva (   Spain)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Madrid/Getafe Airport (LEGT), Spain
Destination airport:Valencia Airport (VLC/LEVC), Spain
Narrative:
Flew into the side of a mountain while on approach to Valencia Airport (VLC), Spain.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» El Pais 23-1-1977
» El Pais 21-1-1977
» Toledo Blade - Jan 23, 1977


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Distance from Madrid/Getafe Airport to Valencia Airport as the crow flies is 289 km (180 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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