Air Crash Investigation

Massacre Over the Mediterranean

Series 12 - Episode 7 Massacre Over the Mediterranean



The plight of Itavia Flight 870, which crashed into the Tyrrhenian Sea between Ponza and Ustica in June 1980 killing all 81 people on board. After decades of debate and following evidence submitted by numerous experts, in January 2013 Italy's top criminal court ruled that the plane had been brought down by a missile.