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Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:Friday 18 February 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 25B
Operator:Olympic Airways
Registration: SX-ASO
MSN: 25-074
First flight: 1971
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Antibes (   France)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Greece
Destination airport:Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE/LFMN), France
Narrative:
Crashed into sea on final approach to Nice.



Photos

photo of Learjet-25B-SX-ASO
accident date: 18-02-1972
type: Learjet 25B
registration: SX-ASO
 

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 Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport as the crow flies is 1517 km (948 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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