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Crash Landing: Logo Painted over on 'Alitalia' Plane

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After a crash landing that injured 16 people on Saturday, it appears that an aircraft has been painted to cover the logo of Italy's flag carrier Alitalia. The flight had been operated by a Romanian subcontractor to the Italian national airline. (www.spiegel.de) More...

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davysims
David Sims 5
Not unusual. Most airlines will quickly cover over their logos and names on a wrecked aircraft. They are trying to minimize the number of photos of their brand that can be associated with the accident.
dtw757
mike SUT 1
Agree with David Sims......they even painted the windows over....rush job
rayzeeman
Ray Zimmermann 1
I don't know how it is in Italy; I would think in the U.S. the NTSB would take a dim view of someone tampering with aircraft wreckage before they did their investigation.
davysims
David Sims 1
Probably done by a bunch of rampers with paint rollers.
laxlover
Stephen Brown 1
davysims
David Sims 1
In a non fatal incident, the NTSB usually turns the wreckage back over to the operator pretty quickly.