Date & Time: Jul 30, 1941 at 0915 LT
Type of aircraft:
Macchi C.100
Operator:
Registration:
I-PACE
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Rome – Cagliari
MSN:
4158
Location:
Rome
Lazio
Country:
Italy
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
20
Pax fatalities:
5
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off from the Lido di Ostia seaplane, while climbing to a height of some 300 feet, the crew encountered technical problems with an engine and the captain decided to return. On approach, turbulence caused the aircraft to stall and crashed. Five occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
Engine problems.