Airplane Crash - Near Madrid, Spain 12/07/1983

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Madrid, Spain


Date12/07/1983
Time09:40
LocationNear Madrid, Spain
OperatorIberia Airlines / Aviaco
Flight #350/134
RouteMadrid - Rome
TypeBoeing B-727-200 / DC9-32
RegistrationEC-CFJ/EC-CGS
Cn/In20820 / 47645
Aboard135
Fatalities93
Ground0
SummaryWhile taking off, the B-727 struck the DC-9 on the runway in poor visibility, fog and snow. Because of poor visibility and inadequate signs and markings the, DC-9 inadvertently wandered on the runway being used by the B-727 to take off. The airport had no ground radar. Fifty-one aboard the 727 and all 42 aboard the DC-9 were killed. Mexican actress, María 'Fanny Cano' Damián, 39, among those killed.

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