Accident description
Last updated: 2 September 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 21 May 1989
Type:Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Operator:Enrico Recchi
Registration: N285NJ
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)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Torino-Aeritalia Airport (LIMA), Italy
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.

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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.
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