Madrid Arena 2012

Halloween Party 1st November 2012

In the early hours of the 1st November, a progressive crowd collapse within the venue took the likes of 5 people and injured many more. The videos and news reports you will see in the majority describe this as a “Stampede”, this is incorrect.

Those that lost their lives were between 17 – 25

Katia Esteban Casielles

Rocío Oña Pineda

Cristina Arce de la Fuente

Belén Langdon del Real – passed away in hospital several days later

María Teresa Alonso – passed away in hospital several weeks later

 

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The Telegraph – Three women killed in Madrid Halloween party stampede

Three women were crushed to death and another critically injured in a stampede at a Halloween party in Madrid during the early hours of Thursday.

Mail Online – Three dead in Halloween stampede at Madrid Arena as panic spreads ‘when a flare is thrown into the crowd’

Three girls have died and two are in a critical condition after an apparent stampede at a Halloween party in Madrid.

BBC – Spain Halloween stampede kills three in Madrid

Three women have died in a stampede at a Halloween party in Madrid, Spanish officials say.

EL PAIS – Madrid Arena tragedy claims fifth victim

The stampede at a Halloween party in the Madrid Arena venue has claimed a fifth victim. María Teresa Alonso, aged 20, died on Thursday at the Fundación Jiménez Díaz hospital as a result of the injuries she sustained at the dance-music event. According to doctors, the cause of death was “severe brain damage,” suffered when she was caught in the crush.

EL PAIS – Promoter behind Madrid Arena tragedy given four-year jail sentence

Madrid’s Provincial Court has found event promoter Miguel Ángel Flores guilty of five counts of negligent homicide over a 2012 tragedy in which five young women were crushed to death during a Halloween night concert at the Madrid Arena.

 

Website Articles

 

SPIN – Three Dead in ‘Inhuman’ Stampede at Steve Aoki Halloween Concert in Madrid

A Madrid Halloween party headlined by Steve Aoki ended in tragedy last night when three young women died of injuries sustained in the middle of a crowd crush, reports Spain’s El País. Two more people remain in critical condition.

Magnetic Magazine – 15 PEOPLE INDICTED IN STAMPEDE TRAGEDY THAT KILLED 5 WOMEN AT A STEVE AOKI CONCERT

Back in 2012, Steve Aoki headlined a Halloween event at the Madrid Arena in Spain where 5 women were killed with numerous others injured as a result of a stampede that occurred when the music suddenly cut out and patrons rushed the exits. The cause of the incident was supposedly due to the venue’s lack of emergency exits.

Music Law Updates – Four dead in Spanish festival tragedy

Four young women have been killed at a festival in Madrid on Wednesday night after a crowd surge in a reportedly over-packed venue. The Thriller Music Park event took place at the 12,000 capacity Madrid Arena, though a licence for the show allowed 10,600 tickets to be sold. Promoters insist the venue was not over capacity, and say that the event had actually not quite sold out.

academiclib.com – 17.6 Some Lessons from the Madrid Arena Crisis as a Case Study

On the night of October 31, 2012 ( the start date of the event), Sports Pavilion Arena Madrid hosted the celebration of a Halloween “Thiller Music Park,” at which many well-known electronic music DJs performed. Over 16,000 people were estimated to be in the enclosure that night, the vast majority of them young. Unfortunately, after 3:30 am, and for unknown reasons, a significant number of young people streamed out of the evacuation gates of the main track. Because of the crowded flow of young people, security officials shut the doors, causing a deadly avalanche that killed five girls.

The Local – Halloween tragedy jail terms an ‘insult’: mum

Two years after five young women were killed in Madrid Halloween party disaster, the mother of one victim makes a passionate plea for justice as the case judge also slams Spain’s court system.

News. cn – Five imprisoned for Madrid 2012 Halloween Tragedy

MADRID, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) — The provincial court here on Tuesday handed out 15 prison sentences for those considered responsible for the 2012 tragedy in the Madrid Arena.

 

Documents

The following documents are provided in a Google Drive

DICTAMEN QUE PROPONE EL GRUPO MUNICIPAL SOCIALISTA A LA COMISION NO PERMANENTE DE PLENO PARA LA INVESTIGACION DE LOS SUCESOS ACAECIDOS EL 1 DE NOVIEMBRE EN EL PABELLÓN MUNICIPAL “MADRID ARENA”

DICTAMEN QUE CONTIENE LAS CONCLUSIONES DE LA COMISIÓN NO PERMANENTE DE INVESTIGACIÓN SOBRE LOS HECHOS OCURRIDOS EN LA MADRUGADA DEL PASADO 1 DE NOVIEMBRE EN EL PABELLÓN MADRID ARENA, APROBADAS POR MAYORÍA, EN SU SESIÓN DEL DÍA 12 DE DICIEMBRE DE 2012.

LA SEGURIDAD EN EVENTOS DE MASAS Caso Madrid Arena

Responsabilidad penal por  imprudencia en la celebración de grandes eventos: un análisis de algunas cuestiones problemáticas en el caso Madrid Arena

Aforos, Ocupación Y Vias De Evacuation

Caso Práctico Madrid Arena

Antecedentes De Hecho

SIMULATION OF COUNTER FLOW PEDESTRIAN DYNAMICS IN HALLWAYS USING SPHEROPOLYGONS