- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 23, 1978
Time: 00:39
Location: Near Cinisi, Sicily, Italy
Operator: Alitalia
Flight #: 4128
Route: Rome - Palermo
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Registration: I-DIKQ
cn / ln: 47227/334
Aboard: 129   (passengers:124  crew:5)
Fatalities: 108   (passengers:103  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: The 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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