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Last updated: 24 January 2022
Datum:zaterdag 22 december 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Linee Aeree Italiane - LAI
Registratie: I-LINC
Constructienummer: 9101
Bouwjaar: 1943
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 17 / inzittenden: 17
Totaal:slachtoffers: 21 / inzittenden: 21
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Monte Giner (   ItaliŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Roma-Ciampino Airport (CIA/LIRA), ItaliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Milano-Malpensa Airport (MXP/LIMC), ItaliŽ
DC-3 I-LINC was cleared for a VFR flight to Elba and continuing IFR to Milan along airways A3 and A9. Cruising altitude was FL105.
The course laid down in the flight plan was not followed; instead the crew tried to fly a direct course Roma-Milan. The aircraft deviated from this direct course and crashed into a mountain 2h12 min after takeoff.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The Commission concluded that the change in route followed by the aircraft and the resulting accident may be attributed to the following: a) the pilot did not follow the airways assigned in the flight plan - which constitutes a violation of flight rules; b) he did not check his direction and position along the new route; c) unfavourable weather conditions and drift existed; d) there was a possibility of error in the navigational instruments."

» ICAO Accident Digest No.8, Circular 54-AN/49 (176-181)
» L'UnitŠ 25-12-1956


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Roma-Ciampino Airport en Milano-Malpensa Airport bedraagt 524 km (327 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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