Date & Time: Dec 4, 2016 at 1619 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 90 King Air
Operator:
Registration:
N79CT
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Madrid – Cascais
MSN:
LW-303
YOM:
1978
Country:
Spain
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
3
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft left Madrid-Cuatro Vientos Airport at 1602LT bound for Cascais, Portugal. Less than 15 minutes later, while climbing, its speed dropped from 182 to 134 knots. At an altitude of 18,400 feet, the aircraft went into a dive and crashed three minutes later in a wooded area located in Sotillo de las Palomas, province of Toledo. All four occupants, two adults and two children, were killed. The airplane, built in 1978, disintegrated on impact.