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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 2 January 1957
Time:13:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Linee Aeree Italiane - LAI
Registration: I-LEDA
C/n / msn: 4411
First flight: 1942
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Reggio Calabria Airport (REG) (   Italy)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Roma (unknown airport), Italy
Destination airport:Reggio Calabria Airport (REG/LICR), Italy
Narrative:
The DC-3 struck a wall after touchdown. The airplane operated on a flight from Rome to Catania, Italy

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» La Stampa 3-1-1957


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