Spanish aviation authorities, with assistance from a U.S. National Transportation Safety Board investigative team, have begun the painstaking search for clues to the Aug. 20 crash of a Spanair MD-82 (EC-HFP) on takeoff from Madrid Barajas Airport Runway 36L at 2:45 p.m. local time. There were few indicators initially as to what caused the accident, but an engine fire could have played a role in it. The aircraft broke apart and a post-crash fire ensued. According to preliminary accident ...
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