Airplane Crash - Paris, France 11/24/1956

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Paris, France


Date11/24/1956
Time23:17
LocationParis, France
OperatorLinee Aeree Italiane
RouteRome - Paris - Shannon - New York City
TypeDouglas DC-6B
RegistrationI-LEAD
Cn/In45075
Aboard35
Fatalities34
Ground8
SummaryLost altitude on takeoff and crashed into a house. Failed to climb for reasons unknown. The aircraft's slight loss of altitude soon after take off was the main cause of the accident. There is no explanation for this loss of altitude. Orchestra and opera conductor Guido Cantelli, 36, among those killed.

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