Date & Time: Feb 24, 2004 at 0549 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 500 Citation
Registration:
OE-FAN
Flight Type:
Ambulance
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Rome-Cagliari
MSN:
500-0289
YOM:
1976
Flight number:
CIT124
Country:
Italy
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
6
Captain / Total flying hours:
5472
Captain / Total hours on type:
2709
Copilot / Total flying hours:
2300
Copilot / Total hours on type:
1600
Aircraft flight hours:
6471
Aircraft flight cycles:
5618
Circumstances:
The aircraft left Rome-Ciampino airport at night for an ambulance flight to Cagliari-Elmas airport with 3 doctors and a crew of 3 on board. On approach, the aircraft struck a mountain located few km from airport.
Probable cause:

The accident was caused by CFIT.