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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140550
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Time:12:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F86 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair F-86E(M) Sabre
Owner/operator:Aeronautica Militare Italiana (AMI)
Registration: MM19830
MSN: 730
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:31
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 km E of Anzio (RM) -   Italy
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Pratica di Mare
Destination airport:Pratica di Mare
BEA Flight 142, a Vickers Viscount, was en route from London to Naples flying on Airway Amber 1, reporting over Ostia at 23500 feet at 11:44. The flight reported continuing to Ponza, estimating arrival over this NDB at 11:57. At 10:45 a formation of 4 Italian Air Force Canadair F-86E(M) Sabres had taken off from Pratica di Mare Airport on a group tactial training exercise in the Pratica CTR (West of Amber 1 airway) which was prohibited for civil aircraft. The formation was 5km E of Anzio on a 310deg heading carrying out a reverse attack manoeuvre consisting of an initial dive, followed by a climb turn to the right and a steep dive with final recovery to level flight. During the steep dive that followed the climbing turn, the leading aircraft collided with the Viscount. Both aircraft crashed, but the F-86 pilot Capitano Giovanni Savorelli (28) was able to eject but was seriously injured.


Revision history:

26-Dec-2011 02:52 harro Added
27-Jun-2013 14:55 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
28-Jun-2013 08:20 TB Updated [Registration, Cn]
28-Jun-2013 08:37 TB Updated [Narrative]
30-Jun-2013 19:48 TB Updated [Registration, Cn]
24-Sep-2015 12:09 Anon. Updated [Registration, Cn]
09-Feb-2016 18:05 TB Updated [Cn]

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