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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138568
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Time:09:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas MD-83
Registration: EC-GAT
MSN: 49709/1542
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 96
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Barcelona Airport (BCN/LEBL) -   Spain
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bilbao Airport (BIO/LEBB)
Destination airport:Barcelona Airport (BCN/LEBL)
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Touched down half way down the runway following an unstabilized approach. While braking, the main wheels locked and the airplane began to skid. Some tires blew and a fire erupted in the landing gear area and the occupants evacuated . The fire was quickly extinguished.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Photo of EC-GAT courtesy

Zürich (LSZH / ZRH)
19 July 2006; (c) Pat

Revision history:

16-Sep-2011 12:32 harro Added

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