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Crash of a Boeing 737-476 in Bergamo

Date & Time: Aug 5, 2016 at 0407 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HA-FAX
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Paris-Roissy-CDG - Bergamo
MSN:
24437/2162
YOM:
1991
Flight number:
QY7332
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Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew left Paris-Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport at 0254LT on a cargo flight to Bergamo on behalf of DHL Airways. Upon arrival, weather conditions were poor with thunderstorm activity, rain falls and wind. After landing on runway 28, the aircraft was unable to stop within the remaining distance, overran and went through the perimeter fence. It then cross a highway, lost its undercarriage and slid for 520 meters before coming to rest on a second road. While both crew members were unhurt, the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. It is believed that the crew landed long, with a touchdown point between 1,900 and 2,400 meters past the runway threshold (runway 28 is 2,934 meters long). After landing, the crew apparently decided to go around but while decelerating, the aircraft was unable to takeoff, overran and came to rest.

Crash of a Pilatus PC-6/B2-H4 Turbo Porter in Marina di Cecina: 2 killed

Date & Time: Jun 11, 2016 at 1245 LT
Operator:
Registration:
S5-CMB
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Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Marina di Cecina - Marina di Cecina
MSN:
932
YOM:
2000
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Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The aircraft, owned by Skydive Toscana (aka Skydive Kalifornia) was involved in a local skydiving flight in Marina di Cecina Airfield. When the appropriate altitude was reached, six of the seven skydivers bailed out. When the seventh skydiver elected to jump, his parachute opened prematurely and was trapped on the tail of the Porter. The crew lost control of the aircraft that dove into the ground and crashed in a field. During the descent, the skydiver was able to activate his emergency parachute and was later found uninjured. Both pilots were killed.

Crash of a Piaggio P1.HH HammerHead off Levanzo Island

Date & Time: May 31, 2016 at 1140 LT
Type of aircraft:
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Registration:
CPX621
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Flight Type:
Schedule:
Trapani - Trapani
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Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
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Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Based on a Piaggio P.180 Avanti, the Piaggio P.1HH HammerHead is a drone prototype. Engaged in a series of test as part of the certification program, the twin engine aircraft left Trapani-Vincenzo Florio Airport at 1120LT for a local test flight. About 20 minutes later, the contact was lost with the ground station and the aircraft crashed into the sea about 8 km north of the Levanzo Island. The aircraft was lost.