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Datum:Mittwoch 15 Januar 1941
Flugzeugtyp:Savoia-Marchetti SM-75C
Fluggesellschaft:Linee Aeree Transcontinentali Italiane - LATI
Kennzeichen: I-BAYR
Werknummer: 32013
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Fernando de Noronha, PE (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Natal Airport, RN (NAT/SBNT), Brasilien
Flug nach:Sal-Amilcar Cabral International Airport (SID/GVAC), Kap Verdische Inseln
A Savoia-Marchetti SM-75 was crossing the Atlantic Ocean between Natal, Brazil and Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde, when the no. 2, centre engine lost power.
The pilot was forced to ditch the plane in the Atlantic Ocean after having thrown all cargo off the airplane.
Two passengers and eight crew members were on board.

Conflicting sources say the airplane was heading for Cape Verde or Dakar, Senegal.

» Dimensione Cielo Ed. Bizzarri Roma, Vol 8 pag. 61
» The Putnam Aeronautical Review, Issue 8, Dec. 1990


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Natal Airport, RN to Sal-Amilcar Cabral International Airport as the crow flies is 2846 km (1779 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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