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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150974
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:17-JAN-1948
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DOVE model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.104 Dove 1
Owner/operator:Airways (India)
Registration: VT-CQA
C/n / msn: 04077
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Chivitavecchia, RM -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Marsaille
Destination airport:Rome
Narrative:
Crashed in mountainous region of Monterano 40 miles northwest of Rome on delivery flight to India from London via Marsaille, Rome and Cairo. Two pilots and a woman, all UK citizen.

Sources:

https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1325162/
The Indian Express 20 January 1948, p6
La Stampa 19 January 1948, p1


Images:

Photo of VT-CQA courtesy AirHistory.net


In Flight
10 December 1947; (c) RAScholefield Collection

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Dec-2012 12:26 TB Added
05-Dec-2013 18:07 TB Updated [Operator]
22-Apr-2014 19:58 TB Updated [Total fatalities]
30-Jun-2018 11:16 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
30-Jun-2018 13:56 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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