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Type:Silhouette image of generic RV8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-8
Registration: I-LOVI
MSN: 82041
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea of Tortoreto, Alba Adriatica, Teramo, Abruzzo -   Italy
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: ANSV
Two aircraft were performing an aerobatics display along the coastline at Alba Adriatica, Italy, when they collided in mid-air. One aircraft, Van's RV-8 I-LOVI, lost a wing and crashed into the sea, killing the pilot.
The pilot of the other aircraft, Van's RV-7 I-AMEL, managed to make a forced landing on the shoreline, causing the airplane to flip upside down.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: ANSV
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report




Revision history:

31-May-2015 18:31 Red Baron Added
31-May-2015 18:34 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
31-May-2015 18:36 harro Updated [Cn, Operator]
31-May-2015 20:04 emergenza24 Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Photo, ]
31-May-2015 20:10 Geno Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
01-Jun-2015 14:33 Valter Updated [Location]
09-Jun-2015 08:22 Alpine Flight Updated [Operator]
07-Oct-2018 09:32 junior sjc Updated [Source]

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