CFIT Accident Savoia-Marchetti S.73 I-MEDA, Saturday 30 April 1938
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Date:Saturday 30 April 1938
Type:Silhouette image of generic s73 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Savoia-Marchetti S.73
Owner/operator:Ala Littoria
Registration: I-MEDA
MSN: 30020
Year of manufacture:1937
Fatalities:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 19
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Maranola, Formia -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Tirana-Rinas Airport (TIA/LATI)
Destination airport:Roma (unknown airport)
A passenger plane operating as Ala Littoria flight 422 from Tirana, Albania, to Rome, Italy impacted a mountainside near Maranola, Italy. All nineteen on board were killed.


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  • 6th worst accident in 1938
  • 3rd worst accident of this aircraft type
  • worst accident of this aircraft type at the time


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