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March 19, 1985

The pilot of an Iberia Airlines DC-9 that crashed near Bilbao, Spain, on Feb. 19, killing all 148 on board, had "a reckless style and ignored aviation rules," according to a report issued by Iberia flight inspectors. Jose Luis Patino had previously clashed with Iberia officials and was fired for his role as a strike leader last summer. He was later reinstated but needed "something more than a refresher course before being allowed to fly," the report said.

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