As a result of the collision of military aircraft during the exercises, two pilots were killed: Lieutenant Colonel Daniele Cipriano and Major Marco Menegello.
On Tuesday, March 7, in the municipality of Guidonia Montelelio, near Rome, two Air Force aircraft collided during an exercise. Reported by Corriere della Sera.
The plane crashed Siai Marchetti S-208. Around noon, the aircraft collided during a training flight. One fell on the lawn, the second on a parked car between houses.
One of the crashed planes fell on the lawn
The passenger car also ignited a few seconds after the fall of the aircraft.
The fire brigade extinguished a fire during which a passenger car broke out due to a crashed plane
The pilots – Lieutenant Colonel Daniele Cipriano and Major Marco Menegello – died instantly.
The remaining two aircraft that took part in the maneuvers landed safely.
Prime Minister Georgia Meloni has already expressed condolences to the families of the victims. And the Tivoli prosecutor’s office launched an investigation. It should establish the causes of the plane crash, during which people died.
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