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Last updated: 16 September 2019
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Date:Saturday 14 August 1943
Time:04:12
Type:Savoia-Marchetti SM-75 bis
Operator:Nucleo Comunicazioni Avio Linee
Registration: I-BETA
C/n / msn: 001
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 17
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:0,3 km (0.2 mls) off Rhodes (   Greece)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The SM-75 crashed into sea five minutes after take off. Dual registration MM60554.

Sources:
» Dimensione Cielo, Ed. Bizzarri Voll. 8 pag. 83


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