August 6, 2005
At least 7 dead, 20 injured in Sicily plane crash
PALERMO, Italy (Reuters) - At least seven people died and
20 were injured on Saturday when their Tunisair flight from
Italy to Tunisia crashed in the sea off Sicily after reporting
a technical fault, an emergency services official said.
The official said three people were missing.
emergency landing in the sea after it reported a technical
fault to Palermo airport, but then failed to make it to land,
Italian authorities said.