ASN logo
Last updated: 12 May 2021
Estado:
Fecha:martes 26 octubre 1971
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6B
Operador:Olympic Airways
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 64
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Ubicación:at an unknown location (   Grecia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Grecia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Heraklion Airport (HER/LGIR), Grecia
Descripción:
A 20-year old passenger, armed with a gun, hijacked the flight and demanded to be taken to Rome, Italy. He was overpowered by passengers.
The airplane was on a flight to the Island of Crete.

Fuentes:
» Limburgsch dagblad 27-10-1971


Fotos

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft

Map
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 Heraklion Airport as the crow flies is 310 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.
languages: languages

Share