Accident Macchi C.100 I-PACE,
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Date:Wednesday 30 July 1941
Type:Silhouette image of generic mc1h model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Macchi C.100
Owner/operator:Ala Littoria
Registration: I-PACE
MSN: 4158
Year of manufacture:1940
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 25
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Roma-Lido di Ostia Seaplane Base -   Italy
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Roma-Lido di Ostia Seaplane Base
Destination airport:Cagliari-Elmas Airport (CAG/LIEE)
After takeoff, at about 300 ft. the crew decided to return for a precautionary landing because of problems with one of the engines. Turning back over the bank of river Tiber, the aircraft encountered strong turbulence at low altitude and went down. It struck the ground and crashed.


Dimensione Cielo, Ed. Bizzarri,Vol.8 pag.38


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