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Last updated: 23 October 2021
Fecha:sábado 15 febrero 1947
Hora:ca 08:40
Tipo:Savoia-Marchetti SM-95
Operador:Corrieri Aerei Militari
Registración: I-ABQH
Numéro de série: 41003
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 12
Total:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 17
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Terracina (   Italia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Guidonia Air Base (LIRG), Italia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cairo (unknown airport), Egipto
The aircraft took off from Rome in the morning bound for Cairo, disappeared few minutes later in clear and calm weather, a few miles off Terracina.
The cause of this accident remained unknown. Among the passengers however were an Egyptian Princess and her court, so it was thought the plane could have been sabotaged . However the wreckage, lost in deep water, was not recovered. Technical or structural failures are also explanations consistent with the accident circumstances.
Newspaper reports say a fisherman saw the airplane come down with one or more engines on fire.

» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 48)
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