50 Years ago today: On 7 January 1972 an Iberia Caravelle struck a mountain while on a straight-in-approach to Ibiza, Spain, killing all 104 occupants.

Date:Friday 7 January 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic S210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle VI-R
First flight:1963-06-25 (8 years 7 months)
Engines:Rolls-Royce Avon 533R
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 98 / Occupants: 98
Total:Fatalities: 104 / Occupants: 104
Aircraft damage:Destroyed
Aircraft fate:Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 15 km W of Ibiza Airport (IBZ) (   Spain)
Crash site elevation:385 m (1263 feet) amsl
Phase:Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Valencia Airport (VLC/LEVC), Spain
Destination airport:Ibiza Airport (IBZ/LEIB), Spain

A Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle VIR passenger jet was destroyed when it struck a mountainside of the Sierra de Atalayasa, near Ibiza Airport (IBZ), Spain. All 104 on board were killed.
Flight 602 had departed Madrid (MAD) on a domestic service to Valencia (VLC) and Ibiza Airport (IBZ). While flying an approach to runway 07 at Ibiza, the airplane struck a 415 m high mountain, 30 m below the summit.