Alitalia

Alitalia Monday December 21, 1959
Crashed into a hanger during a practice landing. The accident was attributed to a balked landing maneuver carried out below the speed limits for safe directional control of the aircraft during a critical situation that developed in the last phase of the landing in the course of a simulated emergency exercise with two power units inoperative.

Crash Details

DateMonday December 21, 1959
LocationRome, Italy
Passengers0
Crew2
Fatalities2
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeVickers 785D Viscount
OperatorAlitalia
RegistrationI-LIZT
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Rome, Italy
Alitalia
Vickers 785D Viscount
1959