Accident Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3) EC-ABK, Thursday 23 December 1948
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Date:Thursday 23 December 1948
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Iberia
Registration: EC-ABK
MSN: 4256
Year of manufacture:1942
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 27 / Occupants: 27
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Gandesa -   Spain
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD)
Destination airport:Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN/LEBL)
Narrative:
Crashed into the Pandols Mountain in low overcast conditions.

Sources:

La Vanguardia

Statistics

  • 17th worst accident in 1948
  • 86th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 19th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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