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Last updated: 29 January 2020
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Sonntag 9 Januar 1994
Zeit:09:20
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: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:15 km (9.4 Meilen) NW of Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH) (   Griechenland)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Syros Island Airport (JSY/LGSO), Griechenland
Flug nach:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Griechenland
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft struck power lines on a ridge at an altitude of 1200 ft at 8nm DME short of the runway 15L threshold at Athens-Ellinikon International Airport, Greece. The no.1 engine failed and the aircraft had sustained substantial damage. A safe landing was made in IMC.

Probable Cause:

The accident was caused by incorrect implementation of the instrument approach procedure. The co-pilot had disengaged the alt-hold function on the autopilot causing a descent below MDA before reaching 6 DME. The pilot did not properly correct the high rate of descent.

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Adrep 1/95


Fotos

photo of Dornier-228-201-SX-BHC
accident date: 09-01-1994
type: Dornier 228-201
registration: SX-BHC
 

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 Syros Island Airport to Athens-Ellinikon International Airport as the crow flies is 119 km (74 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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