Flugunfall 30 JUN 1971 einer Douglas C-47B-10-DK (DC-3) T.3-37 - Las Palmas-Gando Air Base (LPA)
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Datum:Mittwoch 30 Juni 1971
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-10-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Ejército del Aire
Kennzeichen: T.3-37
Werknummer: 26179/14734
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Las Palmas-Gando Air Base (LPA) (   Spanien)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Las Palmas-Gando Air Base (LPA/GCLP), Spanien
Flug nach:El Aaiun Airport (EUN/GMML), Westsahara
The C-47B transport plane impacted the water off Las Palmas-Gando Air Base when it failed to gain height on takeoff. The aircraft encountered strong winds.

» grandio.org
» ABC (Sevilla) 1 July 1971, p27


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Distance from Las Palmas-Gando Air Base to El Aaiun Airport as the crow flies is 229 km (143 miles).

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