Date & Time: Dec 21, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Landing (descent or approach)
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Rome – Villa Cisneros – Sal – Natal – Rio de Janeiro
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
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.
Collision with animals on landing.