Accident description
Last updated: 1 November 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 25 February 1999
Time:12:36
Type:Dornier 328-110
Operating for:Alitalia
Leased from:Minerva Airlines
Registration: D-CPRR
C/n / msn: 3054
First flight: 1995
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW119B
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 27
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 31
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Genoa-Cristoforo Colombo Airport (GOA) (   Italy) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cagliari-Elmas Airport (CAG/LIEE), Italy
Destination airport:Genoa-Cristoforo Colombo Airport (GOA/LIMJ), Italy
Flightnumber:1553
Narrative:
Flight AZ 1553, operated by Minerva Airlines, departed Cagliari, Italy for a 1 hour and 25 minute flight to Genoa. The aircraft approached Genoa's runway 29 in 15-18 knot winds. It is reported that the Dornier landed long with a tailwind component. The airplane failed to stop on the remaining runway and ran into the sea at the end of the 9925 feet long runway. The fuselage of the plane submerged.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» ANSA
» Gianpiero Meazza
» Ian Churchill
» ICAO Adrep
» Mark Stephenson
» Tommy Maurer


Photos

photo of Dornier 328-110 D-CPRR
Add your photo of this accident or aircraft
 

Map
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 Cagliari-Elmas Airport to Genoa-Cristoforo Colombo Airport as the crow flies is 570 km (356 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.
languages: English Franšais Nederlands Deutsch Espanol

Share
Share