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Last updated: 12 December 2019
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Datum:Samstag 5 Juni 1971
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Hellenic Air Force
Kennzeichen: 49-2614
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Preveza-Aktion Airport (PVK) (   Griechenland)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Griechenland
Flug nach:Preveza-Aktion Airport (PVK/LGPZ), Griechenland
Unfallbericht:
The Dakota came in to land when one of its tyres burst. The aircraft swerved across the runway, nosed over and caught fire. The deputy prime minster of Greece, some other cabinet ministers and the Brazilian ambassador were on the flight. They suffered only minor injuries.

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» British Pathé


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Distance from Athens-Ellinikon International Airport to Preveza-Aktion Airport as the crow flies is 280 km (175 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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