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Last updated: 15 April 2021
Fecha:martes 18 junio 1968
Hora:ca 16:50
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic P808 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piaggio PD.808
Operador:Piaggio Aero Industries
Registración: I-PIAI
Numéro de série: 503
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 4 km W of San Sebastián-Fuenterrabia Airport (EAS) (   España)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD), España
Aeropuerto de Llegada:San Sebastián-Fuenterrabia Airport (EAS/LESO), España
Weather conditions were poor with low clouds as the PD.808 approached San Sebastian. The airplane was coming from the sea but had to carry out a missed approach. Contrary to published procedures the aircraft turned right instead of left. The aircraft flew into the side of Mount Jaizkibel, near San Sebastian, 40 ft from the top.
The airplane operated on a demonstration flight for Italian industrialist Lino Zanussi.

» Flight International, 4 July 1966
» Francesco Millich


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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 Madrid-Barajas Airport to San Sebastián-Fuenterrabia Airport as the crow flies is 348 km (218 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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