Narrative:Engine fire, struck ship mast during attempt to land, then sunk. Only radio operator escaped.
|Date:||Thursday 24 September 1936|
|C/n / msn:|| 301|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 10 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||off Benghazi ( Libya)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
The airplane operated on a flight from Asmara to Rome, carrying mail of the Italian troops at war in Ethiopia.
» Air mail cover
» Pre-War register from Italy (Air-Britain)
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.