Airplane Crash - Near Cinisi, Sicily, Italy 12/23/1978

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Cinisi, Sicily, Italy


Date12/23/1978
Time00:39
LocationNear Cinisi, Sicily, Italy
OperatorAlitalia
Flight #4128
RouteRome - Palermo
TypeMcDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
RegistrationI-DIKQ
Cn/In47227/334
Aboard129
Fatalities108
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft crashed into ocean during a landing approach. Poor monitoring of altitudes and too early a transition from ILS to visual flight procedures.

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