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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Date:Wednesday 6 March 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA C-212 Aviocar 100
Operator:Ejército del Aire
Registration: TE.12B-42
MSN: 81
First flight: 1976-12-28 (14 years 2 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Pinofranque (   Spain)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Salamanca-Matacan Airport (SLM/LESA), Spain
Destination airport:Salamanca-Matacan Airport (SLM/LESA), Spain
A CASA C-212 Aviocar operated by the Spanish Air Force crashed near Pinofranque, Spain, killing all five on board.
The airplane was involved in a training flight and departed Matacan Airport at 11:40. It was to fly back to Matacan, routing over Avila and Béjar, and return at 14:40. The wreckage was discovered in a very narrow gorge known as Umbria del Moro, on March 17.

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