NTSB Identification: ERA10WA428
Accident occurred Thursday, August 12, 2010 in Milazzo, Italy
Aircraft: ROBINSON R44, registration:
Injuries: 4 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On August 12, 2010, about 0600 Universal Coordinated Time (UTC), a Robinson R44, Italian registration I-KOST, operated by Intesa Leasing, Rent and Fly, as a personal flight, collided with a building and the ground during takeoff from a private field at Milazzo, Salina Island, Italy. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed. The helicopter was destroyed by a post crash fire and the pilot and three passengers were killed. The flight was originating at the time.

This investigation is under jurisdiction of the Government of Italy. This report is for informational purposes only and contains information released by the Government of Italy. For further information contact:

Ing Alessandro Cometa
ANSV – Agenzia Nazionale Sicurezza Volo
Via Attilio Benigni, 53
00156 Rome – Italy
Phone: +39 06 82078 231
Fax: +39 06 8273 822

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