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Last updated: 17 December 2018
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Date:Friday 14 October 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic HERN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-114 Heron 2
Operator:Itavia
Registration: I-AOMU
C/n / msn: 14090
First flight: 1955
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mt Capanne (   Italy)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Roma-Ciampino Airport (CIA/LIRA), Italy
Destination airport:Genoa-Cristoforo Colombo Airport (GOA/LIMJ), Italy
Narrative:
The DH-114 Heron crashed into the slopes of Mount Capanne while on a flight to Genoa. The pilot continued to fly VFR in IMC weather conditions.



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Distance from Roma-Ciampino Airport to Genoa-Cristoforo Colombo Airport as the crow flies is 418 km (261 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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