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Last updated: 18 October 2017
Fecha:jueves 6 marzo 2003
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AT43 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 42-300
Operado por:Minerva Airlines
Alquilado a :Air Industria
Registración: I-ATRF
Numéro de série: 034
Año de Construcción: 1986
Horas Totales de la Célula:27472
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 42
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 45
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) (   Italia)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO/LIRF), Italia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Rimini-Miramare Airport (RMI/LIPR), Italia
Número de Vuelo: 406
After startup the ATR-42 taxied to intersection BB for a runway 25 departure. The engines were running at approx 70% torque, prior to brake release, when the swinging lever of the left hand main gear failed.
After the mishap, the aircraft was withdrawn from use and stored at Fiumicino until it was bought for spares by Dart Aviation in 2005.

Probable Cause:

CAUSA INCIDENTE: "Alla luce di quanto evidenziato si ritiene di poter identificare la causa dell' incidente nella rottura della swinging lever (SL) del carello di atterraggio sinistro. La SL `e l'organo di collegamento tra la struttura del carello e la ruota - fattore tecnico"

» ANSV N.A/9/04


photo of ATR ATR-42-300 I-ATRF
The ATR was later transferred to Alitalia and sold to Air Industria
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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 Roma-Fiumicino Airport to Rimini-Miramare Airport as the crow flies is 246 km (154 miles).

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