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Date:Saturday 25 April 1970
Time:10:23
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operator:Aeronautica Militare Italiana - AMI
Registration: MM52-6018
C/n / msn: 10948
First flight: 1952
Engines: 2 Wright R-3350
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 19
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Rivolto Air Base (   Italy)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Rivolto Air Base (LIPI), Italy
Destination airport:Grazzanise Air Base (LIRM), Italy
Narrative:
Number one engine problems; crashed.

Sources:
» circolodellapan.org
» La Stampa 26 April 1970
» L'Unità 26 April 1970


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Distance from Rivolto Air Base to Grazzanise Air Base as the crow flies is 549 km (343 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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