Narrative:Lost control and crashed following the failure of the left wing.
|Date:||26 JAN 1953|
|Operator:||Linee Aeree Italiane - LAI|
|C/n / msn:|| 4308|
|First flight:|| 1942|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15|
|Total:||Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 19 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Mt. Sinnai (Italy)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Cagliari-Elmas Airport (CAG/LIEE), Italy|
|Destination airport:||Roma-Ciampino Airport (CIA/LIRA), Italy|
PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident was the result of port wing failure due to overstressing."
» La Stampa 27 Jan. 1953
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Cagliari-Elmas Airport to Roma-Ciampino Airport as the crow flies is 409 km (256 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.