Descripción del Accidente ASN 18 FEB 1972 Learjet 25B SX-ASO - Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE)
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Fecha:viernes 18 febrero 1972
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic LJ25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 25B
Operador:Olympic Airways
Registración: SX-ASO
Numéro de série: 25-074
Año de Construcción: 1971
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:7,4 km (4.6 milles) de la costa de Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE) (   Francia)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Grecia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE/LFMN), Francia
The Learjet crashed into the sea on final approach to Nice.
After a letdown at Cannes and overflying the NC NDB Antibes, the aircraft collided with the water in line with the runway centreline and 4 nm from the threshold.

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photo of Learjet-25B-SX-ASO
accident date: 18-02-1972
type: Learjet 25B
registration: SX-ASO

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Athens-Ellinikon International Airport to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport as the crow flies is 1517 km (948 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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