Aviaco Condor Flight 118

Aviaco Condor Flight 118Monday August 13, 1973
The aircraft experienced two missing landing attempts. On the third try, the crew tried to descent below minimum safe altitude to make visual contact with the ground. The right wing clipped trees and the aircraft crashed about 2 m from the runway. Attempting to land in meteorological conditions that were below minima.

Crash Details

DateMonday August 13, 1973
LocationNear La Coruña, Spain
Passengers79
Crew6
Fatalities85
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeSud-Aviation Caravelle 10-R
OperatorAviaco Condor
RegistrationEC-BIC
Flight OriginMadrid
Flight Destination La Coruña
Near La Coruña, Spain
Aviaco Condor
Sud-Aviation Caravelle 10-R
1973