CFIT Accident Bristol 170 Freighter 21 EC-AEG, Friday 4 December 1953
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Date:Friday 4 December 1953
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bristol 170 Freighter 21
Owner/operator:Aviaco
Registration: EC-AEG
MSN: 12797
Fatalities:Fatalities: 23 / Occupants: 33
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Guaderrama -   Spain
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bilbao Airport (BIO/LEBB)
Destination airport:Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD)
Narrative:
The Bristol 170 flew into the side of a rain-shrouded mountain peak, some twenty minutes prior to the anticipated landing at Madrid Airport, Spain.

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Statistics

  • 19th worst accident in 1953
  • 7th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 4th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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