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Last updated: 18 October 2019
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Datum:Donnerstag 2 Januar 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6B
Fluggesellschaft:Olympic Airways
Kennzeichen: SX-DAD
Werknummer: 45539/1010
Baujahr: 1958
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 97
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 102
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Cairo (   Ägypten)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Unbekannt
Flug von:Heraklion Airport (HER/LGIR), Griechenland
Flug nach:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Griechenland
Unfallbericht:
One hijacker. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Informationsquelle:
» De Telegraaf 03-01-1969
» Egypt: Hijacked Aircraft. (British Pathé)


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Distance from Heraklion Airport to Athens-Ellinikon International Airport as the crow flies is 311 km (194 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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