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Last updated: 23 July 2021
Datum:Sonntag 21 Juni 1964
Zeit:04:00 BST
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-85-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:TASSA - Trabajos Aéreos del Sahara, SA
Kennzeichen: EC-AQH
Werknummer: 20072
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 25
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 28
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:0,9 km (0.6 Meilen) vom Land entfernt von Palma de Mallorca (   Spanien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI/LEPA), Spanien
Flug nach:Ibiza Airport (IBZ/LEIB), Spanien
The aircraft ditched some 20 minutes after takeoff, after reporting no. 1 engine problems. Both engines stalled and a ditch was carried out 900 m offshore. The plane sank within 5 minutes.

» Ditch or crash-land?/B.W. Townshend, 1965 (55-56)


photo of Douglas-C-47A-EC-AQH
accident date: 21-06-1964
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: EC-AQH

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Palma de Mallorca Airport to Ibiza Airport as the crow flies is 139 km (87 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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