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Date:Thursday 5 November 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6B
Operator:Olympic Airways
Registration: SX-DAI
MSN: 45544/1026
First flight: 1958
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 62
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 67
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kerkyra Airport, Corfu (CFU) (   Greece)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Kerkyra-I. Kapodistrias Airport (CFU/LGKR), Greece
Narrative:
The nosegear collapsed during landing. The DC-6 ran off runway 35 and came to a halt 450 feet to the left.

Classification:
Runway excursion

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