Date & Time: Oct 24, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Fiat BR.20 Cigogna
Operator:
Registration:
MM21928
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Bombing
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Chièvres - Chièvres
Country:
Belgium
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
6
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft was involved in a bombing mission over England and left Chièvres AFB in the day. In unknown circumstances, the aircraft went out of control and crashed some 400 meters from the Florenville station. All six crew members were killed.
Crew (13th Squadron):
Cpt Carlo Pagani, pilot,
Arrigo Tenente Vardabasso, pilot
Giovanni Maresciallo Favia, copilot,
Sgt Aldo Maggiori Del Monte, flight engineer,
Sgt-Mag Paride Astesati, air gunner,
Sgt Paolo Biziocchi, radio navigator.