Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport

February 11, 2013 - 10:55am

An ATR 72 operated under the Alitalia network by Romanian carrier Carpatair was substantially damaged on February 2 when the crew lost control of the aircraft on landing at Rome Fiumicino Airport in Italy (LIRF). The wind at the time of the accident was approximately 90 degrees to Runway 16, gusting to 41 knots.

Four of the 50 people aboard were injured, two seriously.

November 30, 2006 - 6:24am

This past year independent Italian business aviation service companies made inroads against government-backed airport handling providers that have long blocked competitors in the battle for market access.

 
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