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Last updated: 17 September 2021
Fecha:lunes 2 agosto 1937
Hora:ca 05:30
Tipo:Savoia-Marchetti S.73
Operador:Ala Littoria
Registración: I-SUSA
Numéro de série: 30014
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Wadi Halfa Airport (WHF) (   Sudán)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Asmara International Airport (ASM/HAAY), Eritrea
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Wadi Halfa Airport (WHF/HSSW), Sudán
The aircraft was flying from Rome, Italy to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia via Cairo, Wadi Halfa and Asmara. During the night time approach to Wadi Halfa for unknown reasons the crew carried out a missed approach. The aircraft then stalled and crashed short of the runway. All six passengers and three crew died in the crash.

» Early Aviation Disasters / D. Gero, 2011


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Distance from Asmara International Airport to Wadi Halfa Airport as the crow flies is 1061 km (663 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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