- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 20, 2008
Time: 14:45
Location: Madrid, Spain
Operator: Spanair
Flight #: 5022
Route: Madrid - Las Palmas, Canary Islands
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas MD-82
Registration: EC-HFP
cn / ln: 53148/2072
Aboard: 172   (passengers:166  crew:6)
Fatalities: 154   (passengers:148  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: The airliner crashed while attempting to takeoff. The plane was able to get slightly airborne before crashing into a ravine at the end of the runway. The plane took off without the crew extending it's flaps and slats, but the pilots would not have known there was a problem because the alarm did not go off. Malware may have interfered with the warning alarm software.
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