Narrative:A Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 passenger plane, registered I-ATIR, was destroyed when it struck terrain near Poggiorsini, Italy. All 27 on board were killed.
|Date:||30 OCT 1972|
|Type:||Fokker F-27 Friendship 200|
|Operator:||Aero Trasporti Italiani - ATI|
|C/n / msn:|| 10301|
|First flight:|| 1966|
|Total airframe hrs:||17420|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 24 / Occupants: 24|
|Total:||Fatalities: 27 / Occupants: 27 |
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Poggiorsini (Italy)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Napoli Airport (NAP/LIRN), Italy|
|Destination airport:||Bari-Palese Airport (BRI/LIBD), Italy|
ATI Flight 327 departed Napoli Airport (NAP) at 20:00 on a scheduled domestic service to Bari-Palese Airport (BRI) and Brindisi-Papola Casale Airport (BDS).
The airplane was descending towards Bari when it struck a hillside at an elevation of 1450 feet, some 35 km west-southwest of the airport, approximately on the extended centreline of runway 07.
» Willem Wendt
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 Napoli Airport to Bari-Palese Airport as the crow flies is 208 km (130 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.