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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173437
Last updated: 20 June 2021
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Type:Ambrosini S.1001 Grifo
Registration: I-ASSI
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:San Josť -   Costa Rica
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:S.JosŤ Costa Rica
Destination airport:Nicaragua
"Angelo dei Bimbi" crashed and burned with pilots Col Riccardo Roveda and Dr Giovanni Vittore. Previous flown by Leonardo Bonzi/Maner Lualdi on benefit South America tour for invalid italian children from 10 January 1949. The "I-ASSI" preserved in Museum Romeo Esparto is obviously not the original airplane.


El Litoral 11 June 1949, p2
La Stampa 11 June 1949, p3

Revision history:

30-Jan-2015 16:51 TB Added
30-Jan-2015 16:58 TB Updated [Narrative]
26-Dec-2017 10:17 ffi1sf Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]

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