Date & Time: Jul 6, 1972 at 0200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Landing (descent or approach)
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Madrid - Las Palmas
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The crew was completing a positioning flight from Madrid-Barajas Airport to Las Palmas to pick up German tourists back to Hamburg. While on a night approach to Las Palmas-Gando Airport, the airplane crashed in unknown circumstances into the sea some 22 km east of Arinaga. Few debris were found floating on water and none of the 10 occupants survived the crash. The wreckage sank by a depth of 1,560 meters.
The exact cause of the accident remains determined.