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Last updated: 4 December 2021
Date:Saturday 16 March 1940
Type:Savoia-Marchetti S.73
Operator:Avio Linee Italiane - ALI
Registration: I-SUTO
MSN: 30024
First flight: 1937
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Stromboli Island (   Italy)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA/LICC), Italy
Destination airport:Roma (unknown airport), Italy
Crashed hitting the Stromboli Volcano in bad weather.
The airplane operated on a flight from Tripoli to Rome via Catania or Naples.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

» Dimensione Cielo, Bizzarri ed. Roma 1975 Vol 7 pag.29
» Albo d'Onore dei Caduti della Gente dell'Aria, Ed. OPACI, Roma 1977
» Correio da Manhă 19 March 1940, p5


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