March 16th, 2022 – Communication N.1 – Aircraft Accident – Colico (Como), Northern Italy

16 March 2022 14:59

This morning, at approximately 12:00 PM, an M-346 aircraft crashed in the area above Colico (Monte Legnone) near Como in Northern Italy.
Emergency vehicles are now operating in the area and Leonardo, as per its established practice, has immediately activated an internal investigation committee.
The cause of the accident is under investigation.
Unfortunately, the rescue teams arriving at the site of the accident ascertained the loss of one of the two pilots. Leonardo expresses its most heartfelt condolences.
Leonardo reserves the right to provide further updates on the event in the next few hours.