On July 14, 2006, at 1213 UTC, a Spanish-registered Cessna 172N, EC-HQR, s/n 172-69265, was destroyed when it impacted terrain in an open space in the town of El Rosario, on Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. The pilot-in-command, who was also a flight instructor, and 2 student pilots on board the airplane were fatally injured. The airplane was owned and operated by the Aerotec-Las Palmas Pilot Training School. Day visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The instructional flight originated at the Tenerife Norte Airport and was en route to Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the Government of Spain. Any further information may be obtained from:

Comision De Investigacion De Accidentes E Incidentes De Aviacion Civil (CIAIAC)
C/Fruela 6, 1st Plenta
28011 Madrid,

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by, or obtained from the CIAIAC of the Republic of Spain.

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