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Last updated: 28 July 2021
Datum:Sonntag 19 Dezember 1993
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic D228 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier 228-201
Fluggesellschaft:Olympic Aviation
Kennzeichen: SX-BHC
Werknummer: 8030
Baujahr: 1984-05-06 (9 years 8 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Garrett TPE331-5-252D
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Sitia Airport (JSH) (   Griechenland)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Griechenland
Flug nach:Sitia Airport (JSH/LGST), Griechenland
During landing roll on runway 35 (wind: 320 deg/8-12 kt) the left wheel detached when its steel axis broke next to the inner bearing.
Both pieces of the axle were sent for metallurgical examination. There was evidence of pre-existing fatigue crack.

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photo of Dornier-228-201-SX-BHC
accident date: 19-12-1993
type: Dornier 228-201
registration: SX-BHC

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 Sitia Airport as the crow flies is 363 km (227 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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