- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 28, 1964
Time: 22:39
Location: Mt. Vesuvius, Italy
Operator: Alitalia
Flight #: 045
Route: Rome - Napoli
AC Type: Vickers Viscount 785D
Registration: I-LAKE
cn / ln: 328
Aboard: 45   (passengers:40  crew:5)
Fatalities: 45   (passengers:40  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane crashed during final approach. Failure to discontinue visual approach in the absence of minimum visibility conditions required for the type of maneuvers involved. Abnormally wide initiation of down wind leg which brought the aircraft along an unsafe path in relation to the terrain in the area.
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