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Last updated: 19 October 2021
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Date:Wednesday 11 August 1971
Time:c. 19:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman HU-16A Albatross
Operator:Aeronautica Militare Italiana - AMI
Registration: MM50-175
MSN: G-63
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lago Bracciano (RM) (   Italy)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Vigna di Valle Air Base (LIRB), Italy
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Stalled while trying emergency landing due to engine failure. Pilot Capitano Angelo Natale (34) killed.

Sources:
» L'Unità
» alatricolore.it


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