Descripción del Accidente ASN 30 JUN 1971 Douglas C-47B-10-DK (DC-3) T.3-37 - Las Palmas-Gando Air Base (LPA)
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Fecha:mircoles 30 junio 1971
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-10-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Ejército del Aire
Registración: T.3-37
Numéro de série: 26179/14734
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Las Palmas-Gando Air Base (LPA) (   España)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Las Palmas-Gando Air Base (LPA/GCLP), España
Aeropuerto de Llegada:El Aaiun Airport (EUN/GMML), Sahara Occidental
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.

» 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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