Alitalia Flight 4128

Alitalia Flight 4128Saturday December 23, 1978
The aircraft crashed into ocean during a landing approach. Poor monitoring of altitudes and too early a transition from ILS to visual flight procedures.

Crash Details

DateSaturday December 23, 1978
LocationOff Cinisi, Sicily, Italy
Passengers124
Crew5
Fatalities108
Survivors21
Aircraft TypeMcDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
OperatorAlitalia
RegistrationI-DIKQ
Flight OriginRome
Flight Destination Palermo
Off Cinisi, Sicily, Italy
Alitalia
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
1978