Date & Time: Sep 23, 1997
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed P-3 Orion
Landing (descent or approach)
Survey / Patrol / Reconnaissance
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
After touchdown at Chania-Souda Airport, the four engine aircraft went out of control, veered off runway, lost its undercarriage and came to rest. All 26 occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft was written off.
Loss of control upon landing following a wrong approach configuration and an excessive speed.