Narrative:Touched down far down the runway after a high approach, aquaplaned off the runway, dropped into a hollow 20m deep and caught fire.
|Date:||Friday 3 March 1978|
|Type:||McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63|
|C/n / msn:|| 45930/378|
|First flight:|| 1968|
|Engines:|| 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 211|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 222 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Santiago De Compostela Airport (SCQ) ( Spain)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD), Spain|
|Destination airport:||Santiago De Compostela Airport (SCQ/LEST), Spain|
» Jet-Airliner-Unfalle seit 1952 / J-A Richer, Chr. Wolf
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 Santiago De Compostela Airport as the crow flies is 480 km (300 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.