Date & Time: Apr 8, 1972
Type of aircraft:
Hawker Siddeley HS.780 Andover C.1
Siena - Pisa
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from Siena-Ampugnano Airport, while in initial climb, the airplane banked right and crashed. Both pilots and two passengers were killed while 17 other occupants were injured. The airplane was enroute from Siena to Pisa, carrying paratroopers from the 46th Squadron (Falcons).
Failure of the right engine shortly after liftoff.