Date & Time: Jan 31, 2004 at 1800 LT
Operator:
Victor Echo
Registration:
EC-HCU
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Positioning
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Reus-Barcelone
MSN:
TC-390
YOM:
1981
Country:
Spain
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
3500
Captain / Total hours on type:
2700
Copilot / Total flying hours:
500
Copilot / Total hours on type:
360
Circumstances:
During take off roll on runway 07, at a speed of 80 knots, nose gear collapsed. Aircraft was stopped and both pilots escaped without injuries. Aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair. It should be positionned to Barcelona for maintenance.