Loss of control Accident Savoia-Marchetti S-66 I-NAVE, Saturday 22 June 1935
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Date:Saturday 22 June 1935
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Type:Silhouette image of generic s66 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Savoia-Marchetti S-66
Owner/operator:Ala Littoria
Registration: I-NAVE
MSN: 15014
Year of manufacture:1935
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Marsaxlokk Bay -   Malta
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Roma-Lido di Ostia Seaplane Base
Destination airport:Marsaxlokk Bay
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair on landing at night. The flying boat operated on a flight from Rome to Tripoli, Libya with an en route stop at Malta.
It struck the sea after falling from a height of about 50 feet, either following a stall or after encountering an air pocket.

Sources:

World Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham
Pre-War register from Italy (Air-Britain)
The Times of Malta, June 26, 1935
1000aircraftphotos.com: No. 10550. Savoia-Marchetti S.66 (I-NAVE c/n 15014) Ala Littoria

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