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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16260
Last updated: 28 March 2020
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Time:16:04 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31P Pressurized Navajo
Owner/operator:Geomatics SA/Euro Air
Registration: SX-BNI
C/n / msn: 31P-7400209
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Megara Airfield, Attica -   Greece
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Megara Airfield, Greece (LGMG)
Destination airport:Athens International Airport (LGAV)
Substantially damaged 21 March 2008 in a gear-up landing at Megara Airfield, Attica, Greece. Presumably repaired and returned to service, as recorded still flying on 14 December 2014. According to a rough translation of the Greek text of the official accident report:

"At 15:30 on 21.03.08 the aircraft SX-BNI, type Piper PA-31P of the company GEOMATICS SA took off from the airport at Pachi, Megara (LGMG), with a Pilot aged 52 years and male passenger 43 years of age. Both held an airline transport pilot license and the flight was with order to transfer at Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" (LGAV).

In their application for takeoff (15:30 hours), residing within the take-off line runway 26, requested authorization and approved to perform some TO-offs before leaving the area. After successfully executed four passes in their effort to enforce fifth in a row and on time 16:04 the aircraft contacted the runway with landing gear not extended, so the a/c came to be dragged to 150 metres about the runway and stopped right of this axis at the Control Tower Airport (SMO)".


1. Official Accident report (Greek Text):

Revision history:

22-Mar-2008 23:51 flyingblacksheep Added
10-Aug-2008 01:10 RobertMB Updated
20-Apr-2015 15:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Oct-2017 15:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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