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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175092
Last updated: 14 January 2022
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Date:09-NOV-1959
Time:c. 15:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Agusta-Bell 47G-2
Owner/operator:Compagnia Italiana Elicotteri
Registration: I-CIEB
MSN: 221
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Roma -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Roma-Urbe
Destination airport:Naples
Narrative:
Crashed into city steet (Piazza Esedra) after engine failure. Mechanic died of injuries. Helicopter involved in filming of "It started in Naples" (S. Loren/C. Gable).

Sources:

La Stampa 10 November 1959, p9
British Pathe
https://streaming.britishpathe.com/hls-vod/MEDIA-5/archive/Y6GR/2016-09-11T140603Z_1_LVAEFQZQ793IILA4QII65OWJRG6Y_RTRWNEV_F_ITALY-HELICOPTER-CRASHES-IN-ROME.MP4.m3u8


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Apr-2015 18:46 TB Added
09-Feb-2016 19:35 TB Updated [Plane category]
07-Dec-2018 20:45 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Destination airport, Source]
04-Jan-2020 19:54 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
05-Jan-2020 14:02 TB Updated [Damage]

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