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Last updated: 28 July 2021
Datum:Montag 9 August 1976
Zeit:ca 12:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54E-15-DO (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:Ejército del Aire
Kennzeichen: T.4-11
Werknummer: 27344
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 32
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Vejer de la Frontera (   Spanien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Madrid/Getafe Airport (LEGT), Spanien
Flug nach:Las Palmas-Gando Air Base (LPA/GCLP), Spanien
Crashed in a hilly wooded area and burned. The airplane carried officers and family members to the Canary Islands.

» The Deseret News - Aug 9, 1976
» El Pais - Aug 10, 1976


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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/Getafe Airport to Las Palmas-Gando Air Base as the crow flies is 1729 km (1081 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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