Date: December 07, 1983
Time: c 09:40
Location: Near Madrid, Spain
Operator: Iberia Airlines / Aviaco
Flight #: 350/134
Route: Madrid - Rome
AC Type: Boeing B-727-200 / DC9-32
Registration: EC-CFJ/EC-CGS
cn / ln: 20820 / 47645
Aboard: 135   (passengers:120  crew:15)
Fatalities: 93   (passengers:87  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: While taking off, the B-727 struck the DC-9 on the runway in poor visibility, fog and snow. Because of poor visibility and inadequate signs and markings the, DC-9 inadvertently wandered on the runway being used by the B-727 to take off. The airport had no ground radar. Fifty-one aboard the 727 and all 42 aboard the DC-9 were killed. Mexican actress, María "Fanny Cano" Damián, 39, among those killed.

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