Accident Boeing 737-8AS (WL) EI-EKI,
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Date:Saturday 10 February 2018
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-8AS (WL)
Registration: EI-EKI
MSN: 38496/3168
Year of manufacture:2010
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 190
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Canaries airspace -   Spain
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Edinburgh-Turnhouse Airport (EDI/EGPH)
Destination airport:Puerto del Rosario Airport, Canary Islands/Fuerteventura Island (FUE/GCFV)
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The aircraft, which was in route, requested to descend to flight level 130. The air control service authorized it to descend to the requested flight level; but when the aircraft was at flight level 364, it instructed it to stop at flight level 360. The aicraft descended below flight level 360 with the autopilot on and the pilot manually attempted to recover flight level 360. It was in this maneuver when the passenger fell and broke a leg.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Report number: A-004/2018
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


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