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Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Date:Saturday 27 September 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan
Operator:Olympic Airways
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Mikonos (   Greece)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Greece
Destination airport:Mikonos Airport (JMK/LGMK), Greece
Narrative:
A young man entered the cockpit holding spray bottle claiming it contained nitric acid.
The crew overpowered the man and turned him over to authorities at Mikonos.

Classification:
Hijack


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Distance from Athens-Ellinikon International Airport to Mikonos Airport as the crow flies is 150 km (94 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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