Itavia Flight 703

Itavia Flight 703Saturday March 30, 1963
Crashed into Monte Vale Rotonote, 53 miles southeast of Rome, where the plane was scheduled to land. Navigation error. Descending too low in order to maintain visual contact with the ground. Poor weather conditions. Failure to notify ATC of the changes made during the flight.

Crash Details

DateSaturday March 30, 1963
LocationNear Sora, Italy
Passengers8
Crew3
Fatalities11
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-3
OperatorItavia
RegistrationI-TAVI
Flight OriginPescara
Flight Destination Rome
Near Sora, Italy
Itavia
Douglas DC-3
1963