Airplane Crash - Valdemeca, Spain 04/29/1959

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Valdemeca, Spain


Date04/29/1959
Time16:00
LocationValdemeca, Spain
OperatorIberia Airlines
RouteBarcelona - Madrid
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationEC-ABC
Cn/In19334
Aboard28
Fatalities28
Ground0
SummaryCrashed into the east slopes of Sierra de Valdemeca after being diverted due to poor weather. Joaquin Blume, Spain's European gymnastics champion, killed. Unfavorable weather made it necessary to deviate from the planned route.

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