Technical Data of MD 82 Crash in Madrid

Date of Accident: 20 August 2008
Airline: Spanair
Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas MD-82
Location: Madrid, Spain
Registration: EC-HFP
Previous Registrations: HL7204, HL7548
Flight Number: JK5022
Fatalities: 153:172
MSN: 53148
Line Number: 2072
Engine Manufacturer: Pratt & Whitney
Engine Model: JT8D-217C
Year of Delivery: 1993

Accident Description:The aircraft, on a scheduled passenger flight from Madrid to Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, crashed on takeoff from runway 36L at Madrid Barajas Airport. The aircraft had aborted a previous takeoff attempt and returned to the gate due to an overheating air intake valve, which was repaired by mechanics. The plane crashed during its second takeoff attempt approximately an hour and a half later. The MD-82 came to rest between runways 36R and 36L with the fuselage broken in several pieces, exploding in flames and igniting a large brush fire in the vicinity of the wreck site.

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