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Accident description
Last updated: 22 November 2017
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Wednesday 30 September 1987
Time:07:21
Type:Silhouette image of generic FA20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Falcon 20DC
Operator:Air Truck / DHL
Registration: EC-ECB
C/n / msn: 210
First flight: 1969
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Las Palmas-Airport De Gran Canaria (LPA) (   Spain)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD), Spain
Destination airport:Las Palmas-Airport de Gran Canaria (LPA/GCLP), Spain
Narrative:
The pilot lost control on landing. The left wing struck the ground and the airplane departed the runway.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» CIAIAC Boletín informativo 05/1987


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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 Las Palmas-Airport de Gran Canaria as the crow flies is 1754 km (1096 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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