Date & Time: Mar 6, 2003 at 2050 LT
Type of aircraft:
ATR42-300
Operator:
Registration:
I-ATRF
Flight Phase:
Taxiing
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Rome - Rimini
MSN:
034
YOM:
1986
Flight number:
MTC406
Location:
Rome
Lazio
Country:
Italy
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
42
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Aircraft flight hours:
27472
Aircraft flight cycles:
28492
Circumstances:
Stopped on holding point for takeoff, pilots released brakes when the left landing gear failed. All 45 occupants were evacuated safely but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.