Date & Time: Jan 14, 2002 at 0728 LT
Operator:
Registration:
EC-GTJ
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Madrid-Bilbao
MSN:
120-024
YOM:
1986
Flight number:
IBT1278
Country:
Spain
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Aircraft flight hours:
23578
Aircraft flight cycles:
29468
Circumstances:
Just starting its descent, the twin engine aircraft disappeared from radar screens after it struck the Santa Maria Vieja mountain located 35 km from runway 30 threshold. At the time of accident, the weather was bad with poor visibility due to fog.