Date: July 03, 1970
Time: 19:05
Location: Near Arbucias, Gerona, Spain
Operator: Dan Air Services
Flight #: ?
Route: Manchester - Barcelona
AC Type: de Havilland Comet 4
Registration: G-APDN
cn / ln: 06415
Aboard: 112   (passengers:105  crew:7)
Fatalities: 112   (passengers:105  crew:7)
Ground: 0
Summary: Due to heavy traffic, the flight was diverted from the planned route. The aircraft failed to follow the assigned airway and crashed into a cloud obscured Montseny Mountain while on approach. The deviation from the assigned airway may have been caused by malfunctioning equipment. In addition, the ATC did not realize the aircraft was deviating from its assigned course.

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