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    Scarcely five minutes prior to landing at the Airport of Barajas, the plane doing the service Tangiers-Madrid crashed.

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    Background: Scarcely five minutes prior to landing at the Airport of Barajas, the plane doing the service Tangiers-Madrid crashed. All the passengers and crew died in the accident.

    The cause of the disaster seems to have been one of the engines of the plane which took fire. The pilot was trying to make an emergency landing but unfortunately the damaged engine broke loose and the plane fell 5 Kms from Getafe and was soon consumed by the flames, all desperate efforts to save its occupants being useless.

    It was a DC 3-57 from Iberia.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2X052OGK1E25QNU34WQ7OLK44
    Media URN:
    VLVA2X052OGK1E25QNU34WQ7OLK44
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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