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Last updated: 24 March 2019
Date:Friday 2 May 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic D228 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier 228-201
Operator:Olympic Aviation
Registration: SX-BHG
C/n / msn: 8061
First flight: 1985
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-5-252D
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Paros Airport (PAS) (   Greece)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Greece
Destination airport:Paros Airport (PAS/LGPA), Greece
The aircraft's rate of descent suddenly increased prior to landing and touched down heavily 4 feet short of runway 35. The nosegear struck the raised lip of the runway and collapsed. The Dornier slid for 166 m.


» ICAO Adrep Summary 3/98 (#25)
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Distance from Athens-Ellinikon International Airport to Paros Airport as the crow flies is 157 km (98 miles).

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