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Last updated: 27 September 2021
Status:Final
Date:Sunday 19 December 1993
Time:10:51
Type:Silhouette image of generic D228 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier 228-201
Operator:Olympic Aviation
Registration: SX-BHC
MSN: 8030
First flight: 1984-05-06 (9 years 8 months)
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-5-252D
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Sitia Airport (JSH) (   Greece)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Greece
Destination airport:Sitia Airport (JSH/LGST), Greece
Narrative:
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.

Classification:

Runway mishap

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 1/94


Photos

photo of Dornier-228-201-SX-BHC
accident date: 19-12-1993
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 Athens-Ellinikon International Airport to Sitia Airport as the crow flies is 363 km (227 miles).

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