ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-47 (DC-3) registration unknown Kithairon Mountains
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Date:Monday 12 January 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Elleniki Polemikí Aeroporía
Registration: registration unknown
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 21 / Occupants: 25
Total:Fatalities: 26 / Occupants: 30
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kithairon Mountains (   Greece)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The C-47 transport plane, operated by the 355 Transport Squadron of the Hellenic Air Force, crashed in the Kithairon Mountains.
A Reuters press report suggests that all 25 on board had died. Other press reports suggest that there were four survivors out of 27 (NY Times) or 30 (also Reuters) occupants.

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