Olympic Airways Flight 214

Olympic Airways Flight 214Thursday October 29, 1959
Engine failure on takeoff. The plane crashed 5 minutes later. Failure of the gudgeon pin bearing of the No.6 piston of the left engine.

Crash Details

DateThursday October 29, 1959
LocationAthens, Greece
Passengers15
Crew3
Fatalities18
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-3
OperatorOlympic Airways
RegistrationSX-BAD
Flight OriginAthens
Flight Destination Thessaloniki
Athens, Greece
Olympic Airways
Douglas DC-3
1959