Date & Time: Aug 13, 2006 at 2015 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Landing (descent or approach)
Crew on board:
The crew was performing a regular cargo flight between Algiers and Frankfurt. While cruising in the Milan TMA, the pilot in command informed ATC about engine problem and requested the permission to land at the nearest airport. Few minutes later, the aircraft hit power lines and crashed in an open field near Piacenza, south of Milan. All three occupants were killed.