Alitalia Flight 045

Alitalia Flight 045Saturday March 28, 1964
The plane crashed during final approach. Failure to discontinue visual approach in the absence of minimum visibility conditions required for the type of maneuvers involved. Abnormally wide initiation of down wind leg which brought the aircraft along an unsafe path in relation to the terrain in the area.

Crash Details

DateSaturday March 28, 1964
LocationMt. Vesuvius, Italy
Passengers40
Crew5
Fatalities45
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeVickers Viscount 785D
OperatorAlitalia
RegistrationI-LAKE
Flight OriginRome
Flight Destination Napoli
Mt. Vesuvius, Italy
Alitalia
Vickers Viscount 785D
1964