Incident Dassault Mirage 2000EG 228, 28 May 2001
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Date:28-MAY-2001
Time:23:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic MIR2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Dassault Mirage 2000EG
Owner/operator:Elleniki Polemikí Aeroporía
Registration: 228
MSN: 259
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tanagra AB -   Greece
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Tyre burst on take-off caused a fire, which spread to one of the external fuel tanks. 1°Lt Konstantinos Xantzigiannis aborted take-off and escaped. Due to extensive fire damages the aircraft was not repaired and WFU.

Sources:

AFM August 2001, p76


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Oct-2019 08:49 TB Added
18-Dec-2019 18:14 JF Updated [Aircraft type]

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