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Chronological Listing of Italian
Losses & Ejections

 

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
March 1953
Italian Air Force
F-84G Thunderjet MM51-10565
51-..
22°Gruppo        
7th April 1953
Italian Air Force
F-84G Thunderjet MM51-10881 20°Gruppo        
5th October 1953
Italian Air Force
F-84G Thunderjet MM51-11055
51-20
20°Gruppo        
10th April 1952
Italian Air Force
Prototype       Cdr. V. Cuss   Martin-Baker
21st June 1954
Italian Air Force
F-84G Thunderjet 51-9907          
23rd July 1954
Italian Air Force
F-84G Thunderjet 52-2903          
30th July 1954
Italian Air Force
F-84G Thunderjet 51-10027          
27th September 1954
Italian Air Force
F-84G Thunderjet 51-10275          
30th October 1954
Italian Air Force
F-84G 51-9935          
26th November 1954
Italian Air Force
F-84G Thunderjet 51-9912          
21st December 1954
Italian Air Force
F-84G Thunderjet 52-2988          
29th March 1954
Italian Air Force
F-84G-31-RE Thunderjet MM52-8404
3-404
155° Stormo
132° Gruppo
Viderone, Pozzaglio Magg. Carlo Medun Carlo killed in crash    
29th March 1955
Italian Air Force
F-84G-31-RE Thunderjet MM52-2944 155° Stormo
132° Gruppo
Viderone, Pozzaglio S. Ten.  Abdon Luminassi killed in crash    
1st April 1955
Italian Air Force
F-84G Thunderjet 52-3145          
6th May 1955
Italian Air Force
F-84G Thunderjet 52-2931          
7th June 1955
Italian Air Force
F-84G Thunderjet 51-9908          
15th July  1955   F-84G-6-RE Thunderjet MM51-9938 155° Stormo Poligono di Ghedi S. Ten Francesco Pastore killed  
 
12th September 1955   F-84G-31-RE Thunderjet MM52-3016 155° Stormo Castiglione delle Stiviere (MN) M.llo Dino Forlani injured  
 
1st February 1956
Italian Air Force
F-84G Thunderjet 52-3100          
18th April 1956   F-84G-26-RE Thunderjet MM51-16740 155° Stormo Cittanova (MO) Ten. Roberto Rondinelli killed  
 
19th July  1956   F-84F-61-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6634 155° Stormo Montichiari M.llo Gianpietro Svanini  OK  
 
19 Febbraio 1957   F-84F-61-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6667 155° Stormo Mare di Brindisi S. Ten.  Luciano Baldi OK  
 
27th February 1957
Italian Air Force
G91R            
25th March1957   F-84F-61-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6640 155° Stormo Volo acrobatico a Ghedi, precipita a Montirone Ten. Giuseppe Dugnani  OK  
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14th October 1957   F-84F-76-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6966 155° Stormo Volo Acrobatico a Ghedi, precipita a Nord di Montichiari Ten. Giuseppe Dugnani OK  
I
29th May  1958   F-84F-56-RE  Thunderstreak MM52-7017 155° Stormo Ghedi S. Ten.  Luciano Faldi OK  
I
30th September 1958   F-84F-56-RE  Thunderstreak MM52-10529 155° Stormo Molinetto di Mazzano Cap. Gorlani OK  
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12th January 1959
Italian Air Force
Vampire FB 52A        Lt. M. Ralli   Martin-Baker
16th February 1959   F-84F-56-RE  Thunderstreak MM52-10516 155° Stormo Torricella di Sissa (Parma) Ten. Fabio Simonetto OK  
 
14th April 1959
Italian Air Force
Vampire FB 52A        Sgt.  M.Luccioli    Martin-Baker
22nd April 1959
Italian Air Force
MB326 MM571/I-MAKI Aermac        
30th July 1959
Italian Air Force
G91R MM6245/5-245 5° Stormo        
4th September 1959
Italian Air Force
G91R MM6258/5-258 5° Stormo        
12th October 1959   F-84F-61-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6642 155° Stormo NON RIENTRATO..atterrato in Cecoslovacchia a HRADEC KRALOVEK S.Ten.De Majo  
I
21st October 1959   F-84F-76-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6964 155° Stormo In decollo da Ghedi Ten. Luciano Baldi  
DIED
21st February1960   F-84F-61-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6628 155° Stormo S.Canzian d'Isonzo Ten. Paolo Aquino  
DIED
21 February 1960   F-84F-71-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6911 155° Stormo S.Canzian d'Isonzo Serg. Giuseppe Draghetti  
DIED
26 Aprile 1960   F-84F-66-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6777 155° Stormo Sarzana Ten Ugo Zenoglio  
I
6 Ottobre 1960   F-84F-76-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6963 155° Stormo Minghetta di Viano (RE) Serg. Norbert Holzner  
I
17 Ottobre 1960   F-84F-61-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6658 155° Stormo Cielo di S.Damiano Ten. Romano Sacchi  
I
24th February 1960
Italian Air Force
F-86K Sabre 53-8273          
9th June 1960 G91R   MM6266/5-266 5° Stormo        
28th September 1960
Italian Air Force
G.91R MM6270/5-270 5° Stormo   Capt. G. C. Pipometti   Martin-Baker
                 
14th February 1961
Italian Air Force
G.91R MM6263/5-263 5° Stormo        
26th February 1961
Italian Air Force
G.91R MM6284/5-284 5° Stormo          
12th July 1961
Italian Air Force
G.91R MM6262/5-262 5° Stormo   Lt. F. J. Ahnberg   Martin-Baker
                 
25th June  1962   F-84F-71-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6940 155° Stormo Nei pressi della pista di Ghedi Ten. Danilo Canova killed  
 
24 September 1962   F-84F-61-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6696 155° Stormo Passaggio a bassa quota sulla pista di S.Damiano S. Ten.  Gino Dolcino killed  
 
30th January 1962
Italian Air Force
G91R MM6278/5-278 5° Stormo        
15th May 1962
Italian Air Force
G91R MM6247/5-247 5° Stormo        
12th June 1962
Italian Air Force
G91R MM6273/5-273 5° Stormo        
12th June 1962
Italian Air Force
G91R MM6281/5-281 5° Stormo        
4th July 1962
Italian Air Force
G91R MM565/RS-01
Prototype
5° Stormo        
24th July 1962
Italian Air Force
G.91R MM6268/5-268 5° Stormo   Capt. P. D. Andretta   Martin-Baker
8th February 1963   F-84F-61-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6657 155° Stormo Villasor (Cagliari) Ten. Mario Storello  
DIED
2nd August 1963   F-84F-66-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6810 155° Stormo Aeroporto di Montichiari S. Ten. Sandro Castagnetti  
I
?? ??? 1963
Italian Air Force
MB326 MM54166/66 SVBIA        
8th January 1964
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter MM6509
4-9
39329
4#St
9° Gruppo
compressor stall ?? Pilot killed    
14th February 1964
Italian Air Force
G91R MM6313/51-313 51° Stormo        
13th April 1964
Italian Air Force
G91R MM567  prototype          
13th April 1964
Italian Air Force
G91R MM6289/RS-8 RSV          
23rd April 1964
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter MM6596 5° Stormo        
12th June 1964
Italian Air Force
G.91R MM6293/51-293 51° Stormo   Capt. Marozzi   Martin-Baker
23rd July 1964   F-104G 6596
44317
5St 102Gr Loss of control during type transitition Pilot killed    
27th July 1964 GAF F-104F 5067
BB+380
WaSlaw 10 loss of aircraft control after loosing a flap at high speed near Leer, Germany      
pilot ejected first Italian ejection  
11th September 1964
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter MM6555 21° Gruppo Emergency landing. Caught fire Pilot killed     
16 Settembre 1964   F-84F-71-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6895 155° Stormo Aeroporto di S.Damiano Cap. Sacchi Romano  
DIED
29th October 1964
Italian Air Force
F-104G MM6597
44682
5° Stormo
102#Gr
APC malfunction at low level. Control lost Pilot injured    

 

22nd January 1965
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter MM6583
4-47
39268
4° Stormo
or
5St 102Gr
Loss of thrust control, IGV closure?, during type transitition. Near Todi. Pilot injured    
12th February 1965
Italian Air Force
G91R MM6279/5-279 5° Stormo        
15th February 1965
Italian Air Force
G.91R MM6246/5-246 5° Stormo   Sgt.  D. Lognese   Martin-Baker
22nd March 1965
Italian Air Force
G.91R MM6295/51-295 51° Stormo   Capt. B. Ortensi   Martin-Baker
24th April 1965
Italian Air Force
MB 326       Lt. P. R. Boni   Martin-Baker
17th May 1965
Italian Air Force
G91R MM6271/51-271 51° Stormo        
18th May 1965
Italian Air Force
MB 326       S/TEN R. Corda   Martin-Baker
S/TEN A. Dalmas   Martin-Baker
7th June 1965
Italian Air Force
G91R MM6294/51-294 51° Stormo        
8th June 1965
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter MM6564
4-26 ?44
13241
4° Stormo
or
9St 10Gr
Engine flame out near Vasto Pilot killed    
12th June 1965
Italian Air Force
G91T MM6318/SA-18 SVBAA        
19th June 1965
Italian Air Force
G-91T
prototype
MM6320
SA-20
SVBAA France, Paris, Le Bourget Airport: During the international airshow. More than 50 vehicles were destroyed. Nine people died, 12 were injured      
25th June 1965
Italian Air Force
RF-104G Starfighter MM6659
5-18
5° Stormo
or
FIAT
Engine flame out for broken linkage, at Carignano near Turin Pilot injured    
28th June  1965   F-84F-61-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6666 155° Stormo Viustino S. Ten.  Bocca OK  
 
5th July  1965   F-84F-66-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6817 155° Stormo Incivolo Bentivoglio Serg. Michelangelo Zampollo OK  
 
17th August 1965
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter MM6594
5-10
39360
5° Stormo 102Gr Loss of control in bad weather conditions at Senigallia near Ancona Pilot injured    
5th September 1965
Italian Air Force
G91T MM6352
SA-52
SVBAA        
30th November 1965   F-84F-56-RE  Thunderstreak MM52-10517 155° Stormo Muzzana del Turgnano Serg. Pierino Camassa killed  
 
   
                 

 

                 
11th January 1966
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter MM6574
16893
4° Stormo
or
9St 10Gr
Heavy landing in bad weather condition Pilot injured    
24th January 1966
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter MM..../9-04 9° Stormo        
25th January 1966
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter MM6548
6-18
154° Gruppo
or
 
4St 9Gr
Engine failure near Accumoli, Rieti Pilot ejected    
3rd March 1966
Italian Air Force
MB326       S.TEN C. Martinelli    Martin-Baker
30th March 1966
Italian Air Force
G.91       Capt. G. Darsi   Martin-Baker
Major M. Turchi   Martin-Baker
19th April 1966
Italian Air Force
F-104G MM6584 39299 4° Stormo
or
5St 102Gr
Ground contact after flight test at Grosseto airport Pilot killed    
4th May 1966
Italian Air Force
G91R MM6380/5-380 5° Stormo        
12 June  1966   F-84F-56-RE  Thunderstreak MM52-7213 155° Stormo Poligono di Passocentocroci Cap. Annibale Taddei killed  
 
9th June 1966
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter   5° Stormo        
6th July 1966
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter MM6521
6-5
39208
6° Stormo 154Gr Mid-air collision with MM6650 near Mantova Pilot killed    
6th July 1966
Italian Air Force
RF-104G Starfighter MM6650
39300
6° St/154°Gr Mid-air collision with MM6521 near Mantova Pilot killed    
31st August 1966
Italian Air Force
RF-104G MM6636
5-27
46143
5° Stormo 102Gr Ground contact during recovery in a gunnery event at Maniago range due to bad weathe pilot killed    
11th October 1966
Italian Air Force
MB326       Lt. S. Pirali   Martin-Baker
3rd July 1967   F-104G 6530
45413
5St 102Gr Heavy damaged in open field after take-off abort and barrier arrestment failure pilot safe    
5th or 6th July 1967
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter MM6538
4-11
39395
9° Gruppo
or
9St 10Gr
Heavy damaged in open field after take-off abort and barrier arrestment failure pilot safe    
11th July 1967   F-104G 6534
43617
6St 154Gr Crashed into mountain Pilot killed    
26th September 1967
Italian Air Force
G.91       Capt. L. Perill   Martin-Baker
29th September 1967
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter MM6549/6-18 154° Gruppo        
26th October 1967
Italian Air Force
G.91        G. Mori   Martin-Baker
G. Pirzio   Martin-Baker
3rd November 1967   F-104G 6537
43252
6St 154Gr Heavy damaged in open field after take-off abort near Borgosatollo Brescia pilot safe    
27 November 1967   F-84F-66-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6719 155° Stormo Villasor (Cagliari) Ten. Roberto Borrelli  
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30th November 1967
Italian Air Force
G.91       Capt. O. Cuminato   Martin-Baker

 

4 July  1968   T-6 Texan
MM53424
T-6 Texan
MM53424
155° Stormo S.Nicolò a Trebbia    
DIED
S. Ten.  Massimo Degasperi killed S. Ten.  Antonio Fornasiero killed  
7th February 1968   F-104G 6554
53???
53St 21Gr Mid-air collision during night mission with MM6562 Pilot ejected    
7th February 1968   F-104G 6562
53???
53St 21Gr Mid-air collision during night mission with MM6554 Pilot ejected but died    
8th May 1968   F-104G 6519
39392
6St 154Gr Crashed into Adriatic sea, cause unknown, Tremiti islands Pilot killed    
9th June 1968   F-104G 6592
53-13
53St 21Gr Cause unknow, possible pitch-up Pilot killed    
1st July 1968   F-104G 6566
42095
4St 9Gr Mid-air collision. Pilot safe    
18th July 1968   F-104G 6570
15585
9St 10Gr Ground contact for unknown reason Pilot killed    
8th July 1968
Italian Air Force
G.91       Lt. Raynaud   Martin-Baker
8th July 1968
Italian Air Force
G.91     ???????????????? 1.Lt. C. W. Mosley   Martin-Baker
10th February 1969   TF-104G 54236
39406
20 Gr Aut. Accidental dropping of left tip with heavy damage for stabilizer and rudder      
pilot ejected pilot killed  
2nd June 1969   F-104G 6543
39330
5St 102Gr Mid-air collision with MM6581 pilot killed    
2nd June 1969   F-104G 6581
44317
5St 102Gr Mid-air collision with MM6543 Pilot injured    
25th July 1969   F-104G  6610
39361
6St 154Gr Loss of thrust in take off Pilot injured    
29th July 1969   F-104G  6512
39088
6St 154Gr

Aircraft on temporary loan to 20 Gr

Loss of thrust in flight Pilot ejected but injured    
11th August 1969   F-104G  6506
39177
5St 102Gr Crashed into the ground during low level navigation Pilot killed    
29th September 1969   F-104G  6549
43252
6St 154Gr Engine failure, most probable oil system failure Pilot ejected    
2nd May 1969
Italian Air Force
MB326 MM54183
RS-16
RSV        
22nd January 1969
Italian Air Force
MB326           Martin-Baker
24th January 1969
Italian Air Force
MB326     CHECK 1.Lt. R. J. Rybak   Martin-Baker
Major R. D. Russ   Martin-Baker
28th September 1969
Italian Air Force
MB326           Martin-Baker
S/Ten. F. Faber  S.TEN A. Gagliardi   
28th September 1969
Italian Air Force
MB326       S/Ten. C. Royagnoli    Martin-Baker
S/Ten. Mauro   Martin-Baker
14th October 1969
Italian Air Force
MB326       Lt. R. Rusconi   Martin-Baker
14th October 1969
Italian Air Force
MB326       Lt. F. Crucito   Martin-Baker
15th November 1969
Italian Air Force
G.91       Capt. G. Micale   Martin-Baker
S.TEN M. Russolillo   Martin-Baker
12th December 1969
Italian Air Force
G.91       Bonollo   Martin-Baker
21st January 1970
Italian Air Force
G.91       S.TEN R. Biancuzzi   Martin-Baker
Capt. P. Comitini    
16th February 1970   F-104G 6557
11567
9St 10Gr Lightning strike during GCA into Grazzanise AB pilot ejected but died    
6th March 1970
Italian Air Force
G.91       Capt. A. Sant Ambrogio   Martin-Baker
28th April 1970
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter MM6569
9-20
44075
9St 10° Gruppo Engine flame out Pilot ejected    
4th June 1970   F-104G 6587
39421
5St 102Gr Caught on fire during engine test run at Rimini AB specialist injured    
14th September 1970
Italian Air Force
F-104 Starfighter 6725
36-39
36St 156Gr Loss control after APC problems LT C. Bertele ejected.   1st ejection with F-104S
Martin-Baker
26th September 1970   F-84F-71-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6842 155° Stormo Paese TV Ten. Vittorio Petrolini  
DIED
12th October 1970   F-104G 6580
53-15
FIAT Engine loss thrust in flight Pilot ejected    
21st October 1970   F-104G 6539
39392
6St 154Gr Mid air collision with wingman during formation change position      
                 
13 May  1971   F-84F-61-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6650 155° Stormo Passo del Pelizzone (PR) S. Ten.  Roberto Varaldo  
DIED
13 May  1971   F-84F-61-RE  Thunderstreak MM53-6669 155° Stormo Passo del Pelizzone (PR) S. Ten.  Aldo Spagnol  
DIED
4th April 1971
Italian Air Force
G91T MM6335/SA-35 SVBAA        
19th April 1971
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter MM6743
36-43
36° Stormo 156Gr Total hydraulic failure near Altamura, Bari. Pilot ejected safely    
15th July 1971
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter  MM6715
4-15
4° Stormo 9Gr Loss of aircraft control during landing at Grosseto AB Pilot killed    
                 
  SEE BELOW - CONFIRMATION OF THE DETAILS NEEDED - TWO AIRCRAFT COLLIDED -
8th September 1971   F-104G Starfighter 6536
39208
6St 154Gr Mid air collision during formation rejoin, over Maniago range, with MM6560. Pilot killed    
8th September 1971   F-104G Starfighter 6560
39331
6St 154Gr Mid air collision during formation rejoin, over Maniago range, with MM6536.             Pilot ejected safely. 1st ejection with Martin Baker Mk.IQ-7A    
11th September 1971
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter MM6503/6-05 6° Stormo        
11th September 1971
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter MM6591/6-09 6° Stormo        
22nd September 1971
Italian Air Force
G91PAN MM6255/13 313AA        
                 
1st October 1971
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter MM6766 Aeritalia Engine flame out. Aeritalia pilot ejected
2nd ejection
[see also
   
20th October 1971
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter MM6712
51-13
51° Stormo 22Gr Water contact for unknown reasons in the Marano lagoon near Udine Pilot killed    
20th October 1971
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter MM6724
51-21
51° Stormo 22Gr Water contact for unknown reasons in the Marano lagoon near Udine Pilot killed    
                 

 

22nd May 1972
Italian Air Force
F-104 Starfighter MM6658
RS-02
    Lt. Col. R. Tonini   Martin-Baker
17th June 1972
Italian Air Force
MB326 MM54279
79
SVBIA        
1st September 1972
Italian Air Force
MB326   MM54268
68
SVBIA        
7th September 1972
Italian Air Force
G.91       L. TEN P.Cagnatel   Martin-Baker
3rd January 1973
Italian Air Force
G91R   2St        
10th February 1973
Italian Air Force
MB326            
14th February 1973
Italian Air Force
F-104-S Starfighter MM6779
50-06
50th or 150° Stormo 155Gr Hit mountain ridge in bad weather conditions Rivergaro, Piacenza Mandrola Ten Cademartori Gianni killed    
14th February 1973
Italian Air Force
F-104-S Starfighter MM6790
50-07
150° Stormo

50St 155Gr

Hit mountain ridge in bad weather conditions At Rivergaro, Piacenza.Rivergaro Mandrola S. Ten. Zanovello Piergiorgio killed    
1st March 1973
Italian Air Force
F-104 Starfighter  MM6541
6-20
43983
6St  154Gr Loss of aircraft control (APC malfunction?) S.TEN G. Vuanello ejected, injured   Martin-Baker
1st March 1973   F-104G 6515 6St 154Gr Loss of aircraft control during simulated ground attack with Alpen troops for kicker activation at Alesso di Trasaghis, Udine Pilot killed    
20th March 1973
Italian Air Force
G.91       LTM.Rizzo   Martin-Baker
13th April 1973
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter MM6755
36-30
36° Stormo 156Gr Loss of aircraft controll during simulated ground attack near Altamura, Bari Pilot killed    
16th May 1973
Italian Air Force
G.91           Martin-Baker
Lt. F. Faberi  Lt. G.Salmucci Martin-Baker
2nd June 1973
Italian Air Force
G.91PAN MM6238
9  
313AA   Capt. A.Gallus

WHICH AIRCRAFT WAS PILOT IN ??

  Martin-Baker
2nd June 1973
Italian Air Force
G.91PAN MM6239
13 ?
313AA      
5th June 1973
Italian Air Force
G91T   SVBAA        
   
26th June 1973
Italian Air Force
RF-104G Starfighter    3St   Lt. U. Centazzo   Martin-Baker
26th June 1973
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter  6591
39331
6St 154° Gr Ground contact for not knowledge reasons. Pilot injured   Martin-Baker
3rd September 1973
Italian Air Force
G.91           Martin-Baker
Capt. M. Cerretto Capt. S. Pirali Martin-Baker
18th September 1973
Italian Air Force
F-104 Starfighter 6746
36-46
36St 156Gr Flame out due ran out of fuel Capt. G. Girelli ejected safely

[see also -

  Martin-Baker
18th September 1973
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter MM6709
53-14
53° Stormo
21Gr
Water contact in the sea near Trapani Birgi Pilot killed    
19th September 1973
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter   36° Stormo        
26th or 27th September 1973
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter MM6813
5-31
11444
5° Stormo 23Gr Water contact in bad weather conditions for unkwon reasons: Disorientation?         Oxygen malfunction?Pilot slight illness?      
12th or 20th December 1973
Italian Air Force
RF-104G Starfighter MM6638
3-23
44986
3St 28Gr Caught fire on ground at Grazzanise AB during double regulator check for tip tank pressurisation. Pilot injured    
                 
14th March 1974
Italian Air Force
G91PAN   MM6259
15
313AA        
14th March 1974
Italian Air Force
G91PAN   MM6260
10
313AA        
1st April 1974
Italian Air Force
G.91       Sgt. N.Costa   Martin-Baker
27th April 1974
Italian Air Force
G.91       Capt. C. Livoni   Martin-Baker
25th April 1974   F-104S 6754
36-38
36St 156Gr Caught fire on ground during arming crew maintenance work checking the "Auto Drop" system      
7th May 1974   F-104S 6709
53-16
53St 21Gr Ground contact at Granozzo, Novara, during a Tac Eval Pilot was killed    
13th May 1974
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter  6707
51-05
51St 22Gr Engine flame out at Porcellengo di Treviso Capt. R. Favaro ejected safely   Martin-Baker
                 
22nd May 1974   RF-104G

F-104S prototype

6658
RS-2
RSV Loss of aircraft control for uncontrolled movements Pilot ejected safely    
18th June 1974
Italian Air Force
G91T  MM6354
SA-54
SVBAA        
20th May 1974   F-104S 6777
51-24
51St 22Gr In short final, during a night formation landing, maybe he got into leaders jetwash and then crashed inside Istrana AB Pilot killed     
6th June 1974   F-104S 6801
36-01
36St 12Gr Loss of aircraft control after uncontrolled roll movements in landing                           at Gioia del Colle AB Pilot was killed    
23rd June 1974
Italian Air Force
G.91   IS THIS THE ABOVE LOSS ???   GEN F. Ristory   Martin-Baker
11th April 1974
Italian Air Force
MB326   SVBIA        
26th April 1974
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter MM6753
36-38
36° Stormo        
7th May 1974
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter MM6728
53-16
53° Stormo        
20th May 1974
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter MM6777
51-24
51° Stormo        
19th September 1974
Italian Air Force
F-104 Starfighter 6799
36-46
36St 156Gr Crashed into the mountain near Matera after broken linkage. Pilot injured Capt. L. Abbate   Martin-Baker
20th September 1974   TF-104G 54252
20-16
20Gr Auto Pitch-up 2NM south of Peretola Airport, Florece      
pilot killed pilot killed  
5th February 1975
Italian Air Force
G91T SVBAA          
13th February 1975
Italian Air Force
RT-33 636° Squad          
15th February 1975
Italian Air Force
F-104 Starfighter 6743
36-32
36St 156Gr Hit the ground near Metaponto after a stall, pilot was injured. 3rd ejection for this pilot, the1st with an F-84F the 2nd with MM6746 Major G.Gerelli   Martin-Baker
15th February 1975   F-104S 6829
39360
5St 102Gr Hit mountain during recovery in bad weather conditions. Pilot was killed    
20th May 1975
Italian Air Force
TF-104G Starfighter 39133
54227
20Gr Auto Forward flap actuator failed     Martin-Baker
Capt. C. Balducci ejected ???  
20th May 1975
Italian Air Force
F-l04 Starfighter       Lt. Col. B. Chianese   Martin-Baker
13th June  1975   F104-S Starfighter MM6834 (51-36) 155° Stormo 155Gr Too late for escape manouver in bad weather conditions, the aircraft hit the mountain at Pietra Bianca di Farindola, Pescara. Gran Sasso (PE) Ten Vuanello Giancarlo killed  
DIED
16th July 1975   F104-S Starfighter 6832
42491
5St 102Gr Crashed, near Gorgona island, into the Tirrenian sea during exercise with Italian Navy Pilot killed    
9th September 1975
Italian Air Force
RF-104G Starfighter 6644
44621
3St 28Gr Engine loss of thrust in flight. Crashed near Villafranca AB Lt. F. Milana ejected   Martin-Baker
25th September 1975   F-104G 6575
39147
6St 154Gr Hit the mountain in bad weather conditions 15 NM south of Bitburg near Wenzelberg (Germany Pilot was killed    
25th September 1975   F-104G 6508
43617
6St 154Gr Hit the mountain in bad weather conditions 15 NM south of Bitburg near Wenzelberg (Germany Pilot was killed    
25th September 1975   F-104G 6516
39269
6St 154Gr Hit the mountain in bad weather conditions 15 NM south of Bitburg near Wenzelberg (Germany Pilot was killed    
25th September 1975   F-104G 6523
43252
6St 154Gr Hit the mountain in bad weather conditions 15 NM south of Bitburg near Wenzelberg (Germany Pilot was killed    
10th October 1975
Italian Air Force
G.91       Lt. C.Montefori   Martin-Baker
22nd March 1976   F-104G 6556
42156
6St 154Gr Ground contact near Castiglione di Cervia, for unknow reasons, maybe slight illness, maybe spatial disorientation Pilot killed    
8th April 1976   TF-104G 54234
39314
20Gr Auto Crashed into mountain, Colle Trinità near Perugia      
pilot killed pilot killed  
21st June 1976   F-104G 6526
12479
3St 28Gr Crashed into ground at Lendinara, Rovigo Pilot killed    
19th June 1976
Italian Air Force
G91R 2° St          
3rd August 1976   F-104S Starfighter 6874
36-13
36St 12Gr Crashed into ground for unknown causes near Matera Pilot killed    
6th October 1976
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter 6728
43922
4St 9Gr Hydraulic failure, crashed on sea off coast Carbonifera, Livorno. TEN L. Bittesini ejected   Martin-Baker
22nd October 1976
Italian Air Force
MB326 SVBIA          
25th October 1976
Italian Air Force
MB326           Martin-Baker
Lt. G.Lorenzo Capt. A. Rossi Martin-Baker
22nd November 1976
Italian Air Force
MB326 SVBIA          
13th December 1976
Italian Air Force
G.91       S.TEN F.Belissario   Martin-Baker
14th December 1976
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter 6503
43983
6St 154Gr Flame out during gunnery event at Capo Frasca range Capt. A. Montalbetti ejected   Martin-Baker
23rd February 1977
Italian Air Force
G.91R MM6385
2-03
2St     Lt. F.Casadio   Martin-Baker
23rd May 1977
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter 6573
16862
3St 132Gr Autopilot failure with pusher activation at Alpo, Verona Capt. R. Ponzanelli injured   Martin-Baker
21st July 1977
Italian Air Force
G91T MM6321/SA-21 SVBAA        
29th August 1977
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter 6585
39085
3St 18Gr Hardening flight controls after pusher activation at Mirandola, Modena CAPT A.Benfatto ejected injured   Martin-Baker
25th September 1977
Italian Air Force
F-104-S Starfighter MM6751(51-33) 155° Stormo
155Gr
Testata pista Istrana Capt. Marco Maugeri ejected, injured   Martin-Baker
29th November 1977
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter 6877
39237
4St 9Gr Loss of aircraft control, Monte Solenne, Spoleto Lt. S.Vitaliano  injured   Martin-Baker
17th March 1978
Italian Air Force
T-33A MM51-17435
36-66  
636Sc, 36S        
     
10th June 1978
Italian Air Force
T-33A   MM51-17477 605SC, 5° Storm        
     
28th June 1978
Italian Air Force
RF-104G 6645
12479
3St 28Gr Flame out due a mechanical broken linkage at Casalmaggiore, Parma Lt. L.Merenda ejected, injured   Martin-Baker
12th July 1978
Italian Air Force
G.91       Capt. A. Pauli   Martin-Baker
28th June 1978   F-104S 6871
53-15
53St 21Gr Hit mountain for unknow causes. Colle della Ciabra, Cuneo Pilot killed    
3rd August 1978   F-104S 6907
36-33
36St 156Gr Water contact during exercise with Italian Navy Pilot killed    
                 
16th September 1978
Italian Air Force
G.91       Capt. F.Bressan   Martin-Baker
24th November 1978
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter  6773
36-11
36St 12Gr Loss of aircraft control during ACM at Stigliano, Materna. Pilo Lt. R .Zappa ejected, injured   Martin-Baker
4th December 1978   F-104S Starfighter  6931
51-12
51St Gr22 Heavy damaged while landing at alternate airfield Brindisi. Touch down short of runway in bad weather conditions. Pilot safe    
18th January 1979   F-104S Starfighter  6803
53-20
53St 21Gr Hit ground due to sudden pilot collapse near Castelletto di Branduzzo, Pavia Pilot killed    
1st February 1979
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter  6783
13394
9St 10Gr Loss of aircraft control during fuel transfer at Terracina, Roma Lt. P.Magro ejected    Martin-Baker
27th May 1979
Italian Air Force
G91PAN MM6254
15
313AA        
4th March 1979   F-104S Starfighter  6927
12540
5St 23Gr Crashed near Sigonella AB during landing pattern, possible loss of control due to low speed during turn Pilot killed    
14th June 1979
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter 6571
39239
6St 154Gr Heavy damaged in open field after take-off abort at Ghedi AB Capt. K. Roccheffi ejected   Martin-Baker
11th July 1979   F-104G Starfighter 6553
42430
3St 132Gr APC activation during gunnery event at Capo Frasca range Pilot killed    
10th October 1979   G91R   MM6379
2-36
/2St        
19th November 1979   TF-104G 54259
20-24
20 Gr Auto Approacing Grosseto AB loss altitude and crashed in the Tirrenian sea, probably spatial disorientation in poor weather condition      
pilot kille pilot kille  
18th January 1980
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter 6510
42156
6St 154Gr Flame out during gunnery event at Capo Frasca range. Capt. A. Mazzotti   Martin-Baker
27th May 1980
Italian Air Force
F-104G 6648
45717
3St
132Gr
Flew into ground in bad weather at Bordella di San Benedetto, Ancona Pilot killed.    
11th July 1980
Italian Air Force
F-104 Starfighter 6723
53-05
53St
21Gr
Loss of aircraft control during ACM at Robilanate, Cuneo Capt. G.Baral ejected. Injured   Martin-Baker
15th September 1980
Italian Air Force
TF-104G 54231 20Gr Auto Caught fire during take off      
OK OK  
23rd January 1981
Italian Air Force
MB326           Martin-Baker
Capt.  V. Angeli WO G.Ciccarelli  
27th April 1981
Italian Air Force
TORNADO           Martin-Baker
13th June 1981
Italian Air Force
TORNADO       ejected safely   Martin-Baker
3rd July 1981
Italian Air Force
MB339           Martin-Baker
Lt. Col. C. Martina S.M S.Copriglione Martin-Baker
2nd September 1981
Italian Air Force
G91PAN MM6243
1
313AA        
2nd September 1981
Italian Air Force
G91PAN MM6249
2
313AA        
26th September 1981
Italian Air Force
MB326   RSV        
5th October 1981
Italian Air Force
F-104G 6517 6St 154Gr Crashed during recovery maneuver at low altitude in a gunnery event at Maniago range Pilot killed    
9th February 1982
Italian Air Force
F-104S 6780
36-35
36St 156Gr Flew into ground in bad weather 6km from  Gioia del Colle AB Pilot killed    
1st April 1982
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter  MM 6572
6-24
6St
154° Gruppo CBOT
Ghedi A/B
Hit electrical cables at low level at Ghedi, crashed inside Ghedi AB. Maj Rocchelli, ejected
[second ejection]
  Martin-Baker
10th May 1982
Italian Air Force
F-104S 6718
36-07
36St 12Gr Heavy landing, aircraft. Damaged beyond repair. Pilot OK    
14th May 1982
Italian Air Force
F-104S 6757 5St 102Gr After a gunnery session at Maniago range, approaching Rimini AB, left the formation and crashed near Comacchio Pilot killed    
2nd June 1982
Italian Air Force
F-104S 6917
36-37
36St 156Gr Broken forward flap linkage during gunnery mission at Punta della Contessa, Brindisi Pilot killed    
03 July  1982
Italian Air Force
F104-G Starfighter MM6582
3-35
155° Stormo 28Gr

also seen as 3 St

Engine flame out approaching Villafranca AB at Bionde di Salizzole (VR) S. Ten. Marco Pizzicaroli ejected but killed  
DIED
15th June 1982
Italian Air Force
MB339X MM588/RS-21 311° Gruppo        
3rd August 1982   F-104S 6765
53-21
53St 21Gr Crashed into the ground at high sink rate due to bad weather conditions Pilot killed    
21st October 1982
Italian Air Force
MB339A MM54441          
21st October 1982
Italian Air Force
MB339A/PAN MM54444/11 313° Gruppo        
13th May 1982
Italian Air Force
G91R MM6310/2-61 103° Gr/2St        
17th February 1983
Italian Air Force
F104-S Starfighter MM6911 (51-45) 51St 155° Gr Crashed into the ground after hiting power line cables at Caerano San Marco (TV), Treviso Cap Franco Troglio ejected OK
5.000 Martin Baker ejection
 
Martin-Baker
8th August 1983
Italian Air Force
MB339   SVBIA   S.Lt. M. Orlandi   Martin-Baker
9th September 1983
Italian Air Force
F-104 Starfighter       TEN P. Manzoni   Martin-Baker
15th September 1983
Italian Air Force
F-104-S Starfighter MM6837 (51-32) 51St 155° Gr Afterburner blow-out on take-off from Istrana, aircraft crashed into the approach lights Testata pista Istrana Ten Alberto Casamatti ejected OK   Martin-Baker
22nd December 1983
Italian Air Force
F-104 Starfighter 6711
53-11
53St
21Gr
Left gear damaged by frozen snowdrift during take-off from Cameri AB, the hydraulic leak light illuminated on the aircraft T.COL V. Pastore ejected but was injured   Martin-Baker
27th January  1984   F104-S Starfighter MM6752 (51-44) 51St
155° Gr
Impact with mountain ridge in bad weather conditions. Monte Molinatico, Parma. Magg Gabriele De Podestà killed  
 
8th February 1984
Italian Air Force
G91T MM6353
SA-53
SVBAA        
29th February   F-104G 6531 3St 28Gr Ground contact maybe due to spatial disorientation in bad weather conditions at Mezzolara di Budrio. Pilot killed    
10th May 1984   F-104S 6811 9St 10Gr Impact with mountain during night flight. Monte Viola near Formia. Pilot killed    
12th June 1984
Italian Air Force
Tornado IDS MM7032/6-40 154° Gruppo        
     
14th June  1984
Italian Air Force
F104-S Starfighter MM6745 (51-37) 51St 155Gr Engine flame out during gunnery mission at Poligono di Capo Frasca Ten Boccardo Massimo ejected OK  
Martin-Baker
26th July 1984
Italian Air Force
Tornado MM7045/36-32   36St
156° Gr
       
     
30th October 1984   F-104S 6793
51-47
53St
21Gr
Caught fire on ground during 5 finger check due to a double regulator malfunction in the internal tank Pilot badly injured and died in the hospital few hours later.    
21st June 1985
Italian Air Force
MB326 MM54287/37-32 637ªSC        
1st February 1985
Italian Air Force
MB339A MM54466/22 SVBIA        
20th February 1985
Italian Air Force
MB339A MM54476/11 313AA        
26th November 1985   F-104S 6841 5St 102Gr Crashed in the Adriatic Sea 2 NM from Torino di Sangro Pilot killed    
10th January 1986
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter 6823
53-02
53St
21Gr
Touch down 900 m before runway end at Cameri AB during GCA in bad weather condition. Lt. G. B. Sala ejected   Martin-Baker
21st January 1986   RF-104G 6646 3St 28Gr During formation rejoin, in left turn, water impact in Marano lagoon Pilot killed      
18th March 1986
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter 6924 5St 102Gr Loss of electrical system and engine flame out during test flight. Several casualties on the ground MAJ A. Biagetti ejected   Martin-Baker
16th June 1986
Italian Air Force
F-104S Starfighter 6928 36St 12Gr
Gioia del Colle AB
Loss engine thrust due to compressor stall approaching air base MAJ R. Di Labbio ejected but was injured   Martin-Baker
4th August 1986   F-104G 6586 3St 132Gr Altitude loss due to APC failure near Bernbach, Germany. Pilot ejected    
24th August 1986
Italian Air Force
F-104 Starfighter     IS THIS THE ABOVE LOSS
???
Capt. A.Corselli   Martin-Baker
22nd August 1986   F-104S 6706 4St 9Gr Ground contact after looping at Pietralunga, Perugia. Pilot killed    
                 
11th February 1987
Italian Air Force
G.91       MAJ L. Stracciari   Martin-Baker
21st May 1987   TF-104G 54228 4St 20Gr Damaged in belly landing at Grosseto AB after Main Landing Gear malfunction.      
ejected safely ejected safely  
29th May 1987   F-104S 6710 36St 12Gr Water impact at very high sink rate during ACM mission in Capo Frasca, Sardinia. Pilot and aircraft missing.    
27th July 1987
Italian Air Force
MB326 MM54169 503ªSC       Martin-Baker
COL G. Marinzi Capt. U. Donati   
26th November 1987
Italian Air Force
G.91       Capt. G. Montironi   Martin-Baker
22nd January 1988
Italian Air Force
MB326   609SC, 9St        
31st May 1988   TF-104G 54229 4St 20Gr
Trapani AB
Ground impact after a barrel roll at air base      
pilot killed photographer killed  
27th July 1988   RF-104G 6608 3St 132Gr Impact with the VOR antenna in the runway overrun in take-off from Villafranca AB, aircraft did not lift off Pilot killed    
12th August 1988
Italian Air Force
MB339A MM54494
61-41
61BA     C. Speziali   Martin-Baker
28th August 1988
Italian A. F.
Aermacchi MB-339 MM54474/2 313AA
Frecce Tricolor
Annual Flug Tag Air Show Ramstein US Air Force Base near Frankfurt, West Germany. Three of the aerobatic team collided. 69 people died and around 500 spectators were injured   killed no ejection
28th August 1988
Italian A. F.
Aermacchi MB-339 MM54481/1 313AA
Frecce Tricolor
  killed no ejection
28th August 1988
Italian A. F.
Aermacchi MB-339 MM54552/10 313AA
Frecce Tricolor
  killed  
Aircraft flew on at low level for a short while. Came down on US Black Hawk Helicopter. The pilot ejected out of envelope and was killed as he hit the runway. No time for parachute deployment
5th September 1988   F-104ASA 6933 5St 23Gr Engine failure just after take off from Rimini AB. Pilot ejected safely    
10th September 1988
Italian Air Force
F-104 Starfighter      IS THIS THE ABOVE LOSS
???
Capt. D. Aloisi   Martin-Baker
19th October 1988   TF-104G 54557 4St 20Gr Crashed near Bitburg.      
OK OK  
12th December 1988
Italian Air Force
MB339A/PAN   MM54537/0 313° Gruppo        
                 
25th March 1989
Italian AF
Aeromacchi MB.326 MM54205
9-01  
609ªSC
Grazzanise-Caserta
crashed in Italy      
ejected ejected  
13th June 1989   F-104ASA 6846
37-16
37st 18Gr Water contact in the landing pattern at Trapani AB..  Pilot killed    
20th June 1989

Italian AF
Tornado IDS MM7077/6-65 155° Stormo crashed near its base Leno (after a suspected bird
strike whilst flying at 800ft and 225 kts
    Martin-Baker Mk.10
TEN G. Di  Zenzo ejected OK S.TEN Maurizio Piccoli ejected OK Martin-Baker Mk.10
26th June1989
Italian Air Force
Tornado IS THIS THE ABOVE LOSS 6° Stormo
Ghedi AFB
crashed near its base     Martin-Baker Mk.10
Pilot ejected Navigator ejected Martin-Baker Mk.10
23rd September 1989
Italian Air Force
MB326       S. Brancaccio   Martin-Baker
10th October 1989
Italian Air Force
F-104S 6702
53-12
53St 21Gr Loss of thrust and crashed on approach lights.                      First F-104S delivered to AMI Pilot ejected but died.    
23rd November 1989
Italian Air Force
G.91       M.Dasta   Martin-Baker
27th December 1989
Italian Air Force
F-104ASA 6886 5St 102Gr Flew into Mountain ridge in bad weather conditions Pilot killed     
27th December 1989
Italian Air Force
F-104ASA 6919 5St 102Gr Flew into Mountain ridge in bad weather conditions Pilot killed     
4th January 1990
Italian Air Force
G91T   61BA        
21st March 1990
Italian Air Force
G91R MM6394
2-02
14° Gruppo        
28th May 1990
Italian Air Force
MB326   651SC   S.TEN D. Mirabelli

WHICH AIRCRAFT WAS HE PILOT OF ??

  Martin-Baker
28th May 1990
Italian Air Force
MB326 MM54179
5-51
605      
6th July 1990   MB339A MM54469
61-25
212° Gruppo        
5th July 1990   F-104S 6729 4St 9Gr
Sigonella AB.
Ground impact after take off from  air base Pilot killed    
8th September 1990   F-104ASA 6748 37St 18Gr Ground impact during navigation flight, possible vertigo or disorientation. Pilot killed    
7th November 1990
Italian Air Force
AMX       M. Adinolfi   Martin-Baker
2nd December 1990
Italian Air Force
MB326 MM54375 604ªSC        
6th December 1990
Italian Air Force
MB326E MM54386/65 603ªSC   B. Viviani   Martin-Baker
27th December 1990
Italian Air Force
MB326   604SC/4° St        
18th January 1991
Italy
Tornado MM7074/74 155° Stormo
RVA  
Enemy action
Gulf War

Major
Gianmarco Bellini

F.Capt. M. Cocciolone
Martin-Baker
Martin-Baker
23rd April 1991
Italian Air Force
F104ASA Starfighter 6736 4St
9Gr
Grosseto AB
Lightning strike during GCA approaching at Grosseto AB Capt. R. Ripamonti
ejected
  Martin-Baker
31st May 1991
Italian Air Force
AMX       TEN L. Bellini   Martin-Baker
16th July 1991
Italian Air Force
MB326   RSV         Martin-Baker
T.COL C. Landi T.COL M. Lodovisi  
6th September 1991
Italian Air Force
F-104G Starfighter  54255 4St 20Gr Engine failure after compressor stall     Martin-Baker
T.COL F.G Aarns
ejected OK
CPL U. Gentilini
ejected OK
 
7th November 1991
Italian Air Force
F-104ASA 6708 5St 23Gr Mid air collision with at Imola. S.TEN F.Majerna

Capt. A. Scali 

both ejected 

who was in which aircraft

  Martin-Baker
   
7th November 1991
Italian Air Force
F-104ASA 6806 5St 23Gr    
16th Janury 1992   F-104ASA 6839
39237
4St 9Gr Water impact during exercise with 2 other F-104s, near Pianosa island Pilot killed    
4th February 1992
Italian Air Force
AMX       Capt. R. Valotti   Martin-Baker
23rd April 1992
Italian Air Force
MB339A MM54501
61-47
61BA        
9th June 1992
Italian Air Force
MB326       R. Monza   Martin-Baker
20th October 1992
Italian Air Force
Tornado MM7012
12
154° Gruppo        
21st October 1992
Italian Air Force
Tornado MM7012
12
6° Stormo        
4th May 1993   F-104ASA 68353
6-12
36St 12Gr heavy damaged left wing during barrier engage at Gioia del Colle AB, written off later because the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. Pilot ok    
6th May 1993   F-104ASA 6869
39145
4St 9Gr AB blow out due to broken linkage during take off from Grosseto AB Pilot ejected but was killed    
7th September 1993
Italian Air Force
AMX       Sala   Martin-Baker
18 November 1993   Tornado MM7069
50-34
155° Stormo Garessio (CN)    
DIED
Cap Giraldo Piero Ten Ercolani Paolo  
19th January 1994   F-104ASA 6727
16681
9St 10Gr Mountain ridge impact at 
Monte Giano, Rieti.
Pilot was killed    
27th May 1994
Italian Air Force
 MB339A MM54465 61°BA     Repaired    
1st June 1994
Italian Air Force
MB339A MM54464 311° Gruppo   Bettinazzi

Moreschini

Solinas

  Martin-Baker
1st June 1994
Italian Air Force
MB339A MM54470/61-26 213° Gruppo     Martin-Baker
3rd August 1994   Tornado MM55002 TTTE     Damaged    
16th June 1994  
Italian Air Force
 MB339A MM54467
61-23  
 61°BA         
15th February 1995   F-104ASA 6878
53-10
53St 21Gr Pitch up due to APC failure near Cuneo Pilot ejected safely    
20th June 1995   TF-104G 54256
13971
4St 20Gr Water impact during low level navigation 15 NM south of Montecristo island Single pilot killed    
15th February 1995
Italian Air Force
F-104 Starfighter       Capt. G. Alessandro   Martin-Baker
31st August 1995
Italian AF
Tornado MM7076
36-30
36o Stormo/156o Gruppo - Gioia del Colle crashed into the Gulf of
Taranto
    Martin-Baker
Pilot Capt. F. Vestito ejected Navigator TEN A. Monaco ejected Martin-Baker
27th November 1995
Italian Air Force
Tornado MM55008
6-40
102° Gruppo   damaged    
14th December 1995
Italian Air Force
Tornado MM7024
6-24
154° Gruppo   damaged    
9th January 1996
Italian Air Force
AMX       Macioce   Martin-Baker
9th January 1996
Italian Air Force
AMX       TEN M. Massimiliano   Martin-Baker
13th February 1996   F-104ASA 6843
39420
4St 9Gr Loss of aircraft control during landing at Grosseto AB. Abandoned - aircraft flew for few kilometers and then crashed in Grosseto outskirts. pilot ejected    
12th November 1996   F-104ASA 6815
37-07
37St 18Gr Water impact when approaching Trapani AB, the aircraft stalled and turned upside down. Pilot was killed    
                 
28th January 1997   F-104ASA 6730
12298
9St 10Gr Water impact after an exercise with Italian Navy Pilot ejected safely    
15th April 1997   F-104ASA 6818
37-
37st 18Gr Water impact during training with other F-104s Pilot was killed.    
21st April 1997   TF-104G 54257
14336
4St 20Gr Severely damaged during touch and go.      
OK no ejection OK no ejection  
17th November 1997   MB339A            
                 
3rd June 1998
Italian Air Force
MB339 MM54540
61-77
212° Gruppo       Martin-Baker
Busnelli Passerini  
15th July 1998
Italian Air Force
Tornado MM7017
6-07
154° Grupo        
3rd June 1998
Italian Air Force
MB339CD MM55071
61-137  
212° Gruppo        
4th November 1998   F-104ASAM 6944
37-24
37St 18Gr Engine flame out. Crashed 5 km from Trápani near the island of Maréttimo Pilot ejected First F-104s ASA-M accident  
18th January 1999   F-104ASAM 6938
15827
5St 23Gr        
19th August 1999
Italian Air Force
MB339A MM54448
61-03
212° Gruppo        
20th August 1999
Italian Air Force
Tornado IDS MM7010
36-51
156° Gruppo        
22nd August 2000   TF-104GM 54558
16893
4St 20Gr MLG structure severely damaged after touch and go in Grosseto AB, no landing possible,      
 controlled ejection over the sea  controlled ejection over the sea  
5th October 2000   F-104ASAM
 
6775
37-10
37St 18Gr
Trápani,
Engine flamed out. Crashed near Castelvetrano, some 20 kilometers east of Mazara del Vallo. One person on the ground was killed by debris Pilot ejected safely    
25th November 2001   TF-104G 54233
RS-09
RSV Heavy damaged after roof collapse during a storm at Pratica di Mare AB      

3rd March 2002



Italian Navy

AV-8B+

 MM7216
1-10

 

Control problems during practice landing, Grottaglio, Italy

Pilot ejected

 

Stencel

4th March 2002   F-104ASAM 6929
39176
4St 9Gr Pilot reported an on-board fire after take off from Grosseto AB. Crashed into the hills between Buriano and Vetulónia Pilot ejected safely    
15th April 2002
Italian Air Force
AMX MM7181/51-31 132° Gruppo damaged      
2nd May 2002   F-104ASAM   9St 10Gr Crashed on the runway of Leeuwarden AB, Netherlands. Broke into three Pilot survived,  badly injured    
30th June 2002
Italian Air Force
Tornado F3 MM7231
36-12
12° Gruppo   Damaged    
Sunday 27th October 2002

Italian Air Force
MB339A MM54497
10
MM54486
CHECK SERIAL
Frecce Tricolori
number 10

Rivolto
birdstrike while landing at their home base following a flypast display     Martin-Baker
pilot - ejected crew member - ejected Martin-Baker
Monday
7th April 2003

Italian AF
Tornado IDS MM7060
36-36
155° Gruppo Puglia, Italy     Martin-Baker
ejected safely ejected safely Martin-Baker
26th January 2004
Italian Air Force
F-16A
ADF
MM7237
18°Gruppo


37° Stormo
Trapani-Birgi Air Base
Training exercise. Crashed about  15 kilometres northwest of Trapani Captain Giuseppe Morana
ejected
Recovered by HH3F SAR Helicopter
  ACES II
8th June 2004
Italian Air Force
MB339CD MM55083/RS-30 311°Gruppo        
20th October 2005
Italian Air Force
AMX MM7140/51-26 103°Gruppo        
22nd May 2006
Italian Air Force
F-16A
ADF
MM7246
18°Gruppo


37° Stormo
Trapani-Birgi Air Base
"Spring Flag 2006". Night Training Mission. Ditched into the sea yesterday near Sardinia     ACES II
22nd May 2006
Italian Air Force
F-16A
ADF
MM7263
18°Gruppo


37° Stormo
Trapani-Birgi Air Base
    ACES II
Wednesday  6th June 2007
afternoon

Italian Air Force
Tornado     Crashed  Magliarino, near Ferrara.     Martin-Baker
ejected ejected Martin-Baker
Tuesday 25th September 2007

Italian Air Force
AMX Trainer      Taking part in the "Italian Dancer" exercises. Engine problems. Crashed  into an open field during military exercises near Czempin in western Poland     Martin-Baker

Polish pilot ejected

Italian pilot ejected
Martin-Baker
5th November 2007

Italian Air Force
F-16A
ADF
MM????
10°Gruppo [??]

37° Stormo
Trapani-Birgi Air Base
Bird strike on landing approach to Trapani-Birgi Air Base. Crashed within the airfield boundaries. Pilot ejected safely using ACES II ejection seat Captain Moris Ghiadoni
ejected
  ACES II
Monday 11th February 2008
20:00

Italian Air Force
F-16 MM????

18°Gruppo


37° Stormo
Trapani-Birgi Air Base
crashed during night training mission 15 miles from Levanzo Island off the coast of Sicily in very poor weather conditions Commander Maurizio De Angelis
ejected
  ACES II
                 
                 

 

Source List and Acknowledgements to be added

Hubert Peitzmeier

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