Date & Time: Sep 3, 1973 at 0730 LT
Type of aircraft:
Grumman HU-16 (SA-16) Albatross
Las Palmas – Jerez de la Frontera
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The seaplane departed Las Palmas-Gando Airport at 0655LT bound for Jerez de la Frontera. Few minutes later, the crew informed ATC about an engine failure and was eventually forced to attempt an emergency landing. The aircraft crash landed in a rocky field and was damaged beyond repair. A crew member was slightly injured.