Accident description
Last updated: 26 October 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 6 March 1991
Type:CASA C-212 Aviocar 100
Operator:Ejército del Aire
Registration: TE.12B-42
C/n / msn: 81
First flight: 1976-12-28 (14 years 2 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Pinofranque (   Spain) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Salamanca-Matacan Airport (SLM/LESA), Spain
Destination airport:Salamanca-Matacan Airport (SLM/LESA), Spain
Narrative:
A CASA C-212 Aviocar operated by the Spanish Air Force crashed near Pinofranque, Spain, killing all five on board.
The airplane was involved in a training flight and departed Matacan Airport at 11:40. It was to fly back to Matacan, routing over Avila and Béjar, and return at 14:40. The wreckage was discovered in a very narrow gorge known as Umbria del Moro, on March 17.


Sources:
» El País 7-3-1991
» El País 18-3-1991


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Distance from Salamanca-Matacan Airport to Salamanca-Matacan Airport as the crow flies is 0 km (0 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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