Date & Time: Jan 12, 1970 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
Skydiving / Paratroopers
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The airplane was engaged in a training mission, carrying a crew of 5 and 22 paratroopers. While cruising in foggy conditions, the airplane struck the slope of Mt Kithairon located near Vilia, some 47 km northwest of Athens. Three paratroopers and a crew member were rescued while 23 other occupants were killed.
Controlled flight into terrain.