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Accident
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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Datum:Montag 6 Juni 1949
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Technical and Aeronautical Exploitations - TAE
Kennzeichen: SX-BAI
Werknummer: 12162
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 18
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 22 / Insassen: 22
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:30 km (18.8 Meilen) NE of Athens (   Griechenland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Kavala-Megas Alexandros Airport (KVA/LGKV), Griechenland
Flug nach:Athens-Hassani Airport (ATH/LGAT), Griechenland
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into a mountain.
During the initial approach to Hassani Airport, the aircraft entered the core of a Cumulonimbus cloud (Cb). It experienced excessive acceleration, causing the separation of the right wing. The aircraft fell down near Malakasa village.



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Distance from Kavala-Megas Alexandros Airport to Athens-Hassani Airport as the crow flies is 341 km (213 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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