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Last updated: 23 October 2017
Datum:Samstag 27 Oktober 1962
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic MS76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Morane Saulnier MS.760B Paris II
Fluggesellschaft:Società Nazionale Metanodotti (SNAM)
Kennzeichen: I-SNAP
Werknummer: 99
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Bascapè (   Italien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA/LICC), Italien
Flug nach:Milano-Linate Airport (LIN/LIML), Italien
The jet crashed in stormy weather while approaching Milan-Linate. The head of Agip Petroli, an Italian oil company, Enrico Mattei was killed in the crash. The inquiries officially declared that it was an accident. Rumours are that the plane may have been sabotaged with an explosive device.

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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 Catania-Fontanarossa Airport to Milano-Linate Airport as the crow flies is 1002 km (627 miles).

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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