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Crash of a Casa C-295M in Santa Cilia

Date & Time: Apr 3, 2019 at 1130 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
T.21-10
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
S-027
YOM:
2005
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The airplane was engaged in the exercise 'ECCAragon2019' organized by the Aerial Evacuation Unit of the Air Force and was carrying six passengers and a crew of four on behalf of the 35th Aerial Unit based at Getafe AFB. Upon touchdown on runway 27 (850 meters long), the airplane bounced twice then landed firmly. It veered to the right and struck the concrete taxiway passing to the north apron. Unable to stop within the remaining distance, the airplane overran, struck trees and came to rest in a wooded area. All 10 occupants were slightly injured and evacuated.

Crash of a Beechcraft King Air E90 in Sotillo de las Palomas: 4 killed

Date & Time: Dec 4, 2016 at 1617 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N79CT
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Madrid – Cascais
MSN:
LW-303
YOM:
1978
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
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.