Incident McDonnell Douglas MD-83 EC-GAT, Monday 9 January 2006
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Date:Monday 9 January 2006
Time:09:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas MD-83
Registration: EC-GAT
MSN: 49709/1542
Year of manufacture:1988
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 96
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Barcelona Airport (BCN/LEBL) -   Spain
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bilbao Airport (BIO/LEBB)
Destination airport:Barcelona Airport (BCN/LEBL)
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Touched down half way down the runway following an unstabilized approach. While braking, the main wheels locked and the airplane began to skid. Some tires blew and a fire erupted in the landing gear area and the occupants evacuated . The fire was quickly extinguished.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Report number: IN-001/2006
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


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16-Sep-2011 12:32 harro Added

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