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Datum:zaterdag 24 mei 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aero Trasporti Italiani - ATI
Registratie: I-ATIT
Constructienummer: 10363
Bouwjaar: 1968-05-08 (1 year )
Aantal vlieguren:3087
Aantal vluchten:3829
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 31
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 36
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Reggio Calabria Airport (REG) (   ItaliŽ)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO/LIRF), ItaliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Reggio Calabria Airport (REG/LICR), ItaliŽ
The Friendship departed Roma at 08:33 with a pilot in training for pilot-in-command occupying the left seat and the pilot under training for co-pilot the right seat. The pilot-in-command (instructor) occupied the jumpseat. Whilst approaching Reggio di Calabria over the S. Agata River, the aircraft descended below the normal approach path and the landing gear and rear fuselage struck the left embankment wall of the river. The gear collapsed and the aircraft crashed onto the runway (runway 15).

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Mistaken appraisal by the pilots of the distance between the aircraft and the ground during the final phase of the landing approach."


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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-Fiumicino Airport en Reggio Calabria Airport bedraagt 503 km (314 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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