Date & Time: Oct 17, 1951 at 1630 LT
Operator:
Registration:
MM61706
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Lecce – Guidonia
MSN:
7815
YOM:
1944
Country:
Italy
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
2
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft encountered severe icing conditions en route. In unknown circumstances, the pilot was able to bail out while all three other occupants remain seated in the cabin and were killed when the aircraft crashed in a field located near Sulmona.
Crew:
Lt Col Mario Magnanini,
Lt Alvise Andrich. †
Passengers:
Mar Giulio Trintinaglia, †
Gen Giuseppe Gaela. †
Probable cause:
Icing.