Airplane Crash - Near Sarroch, Italy 09/14/1979

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Sarroch, Italy


Date09/14/1979
Time00:47
LocationNear Sarroch, Italy
OperatorAero Transporti Italiani
RouteAlghero - Cagliari
TypeMcDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
RegistrationI-ATJC
Cn/In47667/776
Aboard31
Fatalities31
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft hit a mountain at an altitude of 2,000 ft. during an approach in poor weather. Crew's misjudgement in selection of a low altitude flight profile and inadequate ATC assistance.

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