- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: October 29, 1959
Time: 15:25
Location: Athens, Greece
Operator: Olympic Airways
Flight #: 214
Route: Athens - Thessaloniki
AC Type: Douglas DC-3
Registration: SX-BAD
cn / ln: 9491
Aboard: 18   (passengers:15  crew:3)
Fatalities: 18   (passengers:15  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: 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.
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