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Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Wednesday 30 July 1941
Time:09:15
Type:Macchi C.100
Operator:Ala Littoria
Registration: I-PACE
C/n / msn: 4158
First flight: 1940
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 25
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Roma-Lido di Ostia Seaplane Base (   Italy)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Roma-Lido di Ostia Seaplane Base, Italy
Destination airport:Cagliari-Elmas Airport (CAG/LIEE), Italy
Narrative:
After takeoff, at about 300 ft. the crew decided to return for a precautionary landing because of problems with one of the engines. Turning back over the bank of river Tiber, the aircraft encountered strong turbulence at low altitude and went down. It struck the ground and crashed.

Sources:
» Dimensione Cielo, Ed. Bizzarri,Vol.8 pag.38


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