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Last updated: 5 August 2021
Fecha:martes 8 noviembre 1960
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation
Operado por:Iberia
Alquilado a :Trans World Airlines - TWA
Registración: N7125C
Numéro de série: 4652
Año de Construcción: 1956
Horas Totales de la Célula:14413
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 63
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 71
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Barcelona Airport (BCN) (   España)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD), España
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN/LEBL), España
The Super Constellation (leased from TWA) was on final approach to Barcelona when the left main gear leg struck a small heap of rubbish 34 m short of the runway threshold. The wheels where torn off and the aircraft continued 170 m along the runway and swerved to the left off the runway and caught fire.


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Distance from Madrid-Barajas Airport to Barcelona-El Prat Airport as the crow flies is 479 km (300 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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