Military - US Air Force

Military - US Air Force Saturday February 15, 1958
Radio contact was lost with the military aircraft thirty minutes after taking off from Naples after the crew reported en route at 6,500 feet and switching to the Rome ATC. The plane crashed on the northern slopes of Mt. Vesuvius.

Crash Details

DateSaturday February 15, 1958
LocationMount Vesuvius, Italy
Passengers10
Crew6
Fatalities16
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeDouglas VC-47A
OperatorMilitary - US Air Force
Registration42-93817
Flight OriginRamstein
Flight Destination Naples
Mount Vesuvius, Italy
Military - US Air Force
Douglas VC-47A
1958