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Last updated: 6 March 2021
Datum:Samstag 5 September 1959
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers 610 Viking 1B
Kennzeichen: F-BFDN
Werknummer: 248
Baujahr: 1948-01-16 (11 years 8 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Traliceto, Corsica (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Flug von:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Griechenland
Flug nach:Bastia Airport (BIA/LFKB), Frankreich
The Airnautic Viking freighter ditched just offshore. The aircraft sank but both pilots waded ashore.


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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 Bastia Airport as the crow flies is 1305 km (815 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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