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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 45098
Last updated: 28 November 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N
Registration: EC-EUK
C/n / msn: 17271869
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Malaga -   Spain
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Malaga (LEAX)
Destination airport:
On August 29, 2003, at 1810 coordinated universal time, a Cessna 172N, EC-EUK, was destroyed when it impacted terrain, shortly after takeoff from La Axarquia Aerodrome (LEAX), Malaga, Spain. The foreign-certificated pilot and three passengers were fatally injured. Weather at the time of the accident was unknown.

According to the Spanish Air Accident Investigation Commission (CIAIAC), the airplane had completed a second tough-and-go landing. During the initial climb, witnesses observed the airplane enter a steep nose down attitude. The airplane subsequently impacted the ground, and a post crash fire ensued.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the CIAIAC. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Comision de Investigacion de Accidentes e Incidentes de Aviacion Civil
C/Fruela, 6, 1 Planta
28011 Madrid, Spain

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by the Spanish Government. CAUSE:


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28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added

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