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Last updated: 18 June 2018
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:vendredi 12 avril 2002
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA227-AC Metro III
Immatriculation: EC-GKR
Numéro de série: AC-620
Année de Fabrication: 1985
Heures de vol:29726
Moteurs: 2 Garrett TPE331-11U-611G
Equipage:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI) (   Espagne)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Aéroport de départ:Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD), Espagne
Aéroport de destination:Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI/LEPA), Espagne
Numéro de vol: 306
Tadair flight 306 departed Madrid at 03:38 on a cargo flight to Palma de Mallorca. The flight was uneventful and the crew were cleared to land on runway 24L. The aircraft crashed near the runway threshold, slid to the right, colliding with the PAPI light support structure.

Probable Cause:

CAUSES: (translated from Spanish report): "The accident is considered to have occurred as a result of the aircraft performing a very close turn maneuver performed at night, at low altitude and descending in a non-standard approach, not in accordance with normal procedures and company procedures.
The crew could not control the descending aircraft due to a possible start of loss of lift, slip on the turn, or both."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 12 months
Accident number: A-015/2002
Download report: Final report



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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Madrid-Barajas Airport et Palma de Mallorca Airport est de 543 km (339 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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