MUSEO DEI PARACADUTISTI ITALIANI SALA 12/13
On 1970 the Great Britain ask to Italy to make in Autumn period, on our territory and with our airplanes, joint activities of jumps. On 9 November 1971, at 05.50 a.m., one of the airplanes don’t answer. The wreck was found the day of 15 November 40 meters depht. The disaster ended with 53 dead, including 6 crew English members, 46 parachutists of the 2nd Battalion and the Sergeant Major Giannino Caria.
Some material of the 80’s donated to the Museum by soldiers belonged to the paratroopers.
Drape Flag of the 1st Regiment paratroopers.
Drape Flag of the 3rd Battalion Poggio Rusco.
Gold Medal to Military Valor of the S.Ten. Paolo Vannucci and the first training activity with foreign Regiments, USA, 1979.