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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 181761
Last updated: 28 September 2020
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Time:c. 19:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft SNB (C-45)
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Naples -   Italy
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Capodichino/Naples Airport
Crashed in a field after crew bailed out. Unable to locate airfield due to radio failure and flying in stormy weather and zero visibility.

Youngstown Vindicator 13 January 1955, p7
L'Unita January 1955, p2

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Revision history:

27-Nov-2015 12:12 TB Added
27-Nov-2015 12:14 TB Updated [Date, Narrative]
08-Jun-2019 20:52 TB Updated [Time, Narrative]
08-Jun-2019 21:04 TB Updated [Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Feb-2020 17:30 TB Updated [Date, Time, Destination airport, Source]

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