Iberia Airlines

Iberia Airlines Friday September 16, 1966
An overspeeding and failed attempt to feather the No. 1 engine necessitated ditching the plane. The plane sank after 5 minutes. One passenger refused to leave the aircraft and drowned.

Crash Details

DateFriday September 16, 1966
LocationOff Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
Passengers24
Crew3
Fatalities1
Survivors26
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-3
OperatorIberia Airlines
RegistrationEC-AXC
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Off Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
Iberia Airlines
Douglas DC-3
1966