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Last updated: 4 October 2015
Fecha:lunes 8 diciembre 1969
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6B
Operador:Olympic Airways
Registración: SX-DAE
Numéro de série: 45540/1016
Año de Construcción: 1958
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 85 / Ocupantes: 85
Total:Fatalidades: 90 / Ocupantes: 90
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:39 km (24.4 milles) SE of Athens (   Grecia)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Chania-Soúda Airport (CHQ/LGSA), Grecia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Grecia
Número de Vuelo: 954
The aircraft lost height and struck Mount Pan near the Sounion NDB beacon.
The crew attempted to avoid a wide thunderstorm area along the LGAT ILS approach path. The aircraft descended below the cloud base but experienced a CFIT.

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Distance from Chania-Soúda Airport to Athens-Ellinikon International Airport as the crow flies is 264 km (165 miles).

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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