Date & Time: Dec 21, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Savoia-Marchetti SM.82
Operator:
Registration:
I-BAIA
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Rome – Villa Cisneros – Sal – Natal – Rio de Janeiro
MSN:
23
Country:
Morocco
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was completing the landing procedure by night while the runway was unlighted. After touchdown, the three engine aircraft hit five camels sleeping on the runway. The aircraft sustained several damaged and was not repaired. No casualties among the occupant of the airplane while the fate of the camels remains unknown.
Probable cause:
Collision with animals on landing.