Military - Royal Air Force

Military - Royal Air Force Tuesday November 9, 1971
The plane, carrying paratroopers, crashed into the Ligurian Sea about 20 miles west of Pisa shortly after taking off from San Giusto Airport. In-flight structural failure. Cause undetermined.

Crash Details

DateTuesday November 9, 1971
LocationOff Livorno, Italy
Passengers46
Crew6
Fatalities52
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeLockheed C-130K Hercules
OperatorMilitary - Royal Air Force
RegistrationXV216
Flight OriginSan Giusto
Flight Destination Sardinia
Off Livorno, Italy
Military - Royal Air Force
Lockheed C-130K Hercules
1971