Crashed General of the Italian ground forces


Crashed General of the Italian ground forces

January 24 2014. Yesterday, near the capital of Italy were training flights. One of them was the chief commander of the aviation part of the land forces, General Giangiacomo Calligaris. Unfortunately, the helicopter pilot AB 206, in which he was, unable to cope with the management, which led to his downfall.

This tragic accident occurred helicopters drop a hundred kilometers from Rome, close to the town Veterbo. After about two hours after the incident it was found the body of the general and his young pilot.

According to ITAR-TASS, Mario Mauro, who is the head of the Defense Ministry of Italy, gave a speech in which he expressed his sincere condolences to the family and friends Giangiacomo Calligaris and his pilot.