Narrative:The Catalina flying boat aquaplaned on the runway at Turin. A go around was initiated too late. The plane hit a farm fence at the end of the runway and crashed in the farm courtyard. A post-crash fire ensued.
|Date:||Sunday 21 May 1989|
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
|C/n / msn:|| 1808|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Total:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Torino-Aeritalia Airport (LIMA) ( Italy)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Destination airport:||Torino-Aeritalia Airport (LIMA), Italy|
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.