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Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Datum:Mittwoch 29 April 1959
Zeit:16:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Iberia
Kennzeichen: EC-ABC
Werknummer: 19334
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 25 / Insassen: 25
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 28 / Insassen: 28
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Sierra de Valdemeca (   Spanien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN/LEBL), Spanien
Flug nach:Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD), Spanien
Unfallbericht:
The DC-3 departed Barcelona at 14:18 GMT for a flight to Madrid. A severe storm over Calamocha forced the crew to fly another course. Shortly after having been in contact with Calamocha, the plane crashed on the east slope of the Sierra de Valdemeca, some 60 m from the top of Telegraph Hill.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Due to unfavourable weather conditions it was necessary to deviate from the planned route."

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Accident Digest Circular 62-AN/57 (116)


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Distance from Barcelona-El Prat Airport to Madrid-Barajas Airport as the crow flies is 479 km (300 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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