Accident Douglas C-53-DO (DC-3) EC-CAZ,
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Date:Wednesday 12 June 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-53-DO (DC-3)
Registration: EC-CAZ
MSN: 4832
Year of manufacture:1941
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 26
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) -   Spain
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD)
Destination airport:Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN/LEBL)
A Douglas C-53 operated by Iberia burned out following a forced landing immediately after takeoff from Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD).
The airplane operated on a passenger service from Lisbon, Portugal to Barcelona, Spain, with an intermediate stop at Madrid. Short after takeoff, one of the engine caught fire. A forced landing was carried out in an area named Alameda de Osuna, close to the airport. All on board were able to vacate the aircraft before it was destroyed by fire.


ABC (Madrid) 13 June 1946


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