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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Datum:maandag 2 augustus 1937
Tijd:ca 05:30
Type:Savoia-Marchetti S.73
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Ala Littoria
Registratie: I-SUSA
Constructienummer: 30014
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Totaal:slachtoffers: 9 / inzittenden: 9
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Wadi Halfa Airport (WHF) (   Soedan)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Asmara International Airport (ASM/HAAY), Eritrea
Vliegveld van aankomst:Wadi Halfa Airport (WHF/HSSW), Soedan
Beschrijving:
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.

Bronnen:
» Early Aviation Disasters / D. Gero, 2011


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Asmara International Airport en Wadi Halfa Airport bedraagt 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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