A plane from Tricolor arrows crashed near Caselle airport in Turin. The aircraft, according to what was learned from local media, caught fire after crashing to the ground, while the pilot exited the vehicle, launching with a parachute, shortly before impact.
He was discharged from the CTO hospital in Turin on father of child died following the crash. According to what we learn, both parents were kept under observation all night. There are no clinical management problems. Dedicated psychological support guaranteed by one of the Città della Salute's expert psychologists has been present since last night. The child also had a peaceful night. Last night he was sedated as a precaution in intensive care at the Regina Margherita hospital and treated for burns. This morning the child began gradually waking up from precautionary sedation with the support of a psychologist. The overall clinical conditions are good and the general state does not leave one worried, excluding the burns that will follow their treatment path.
Unanimous condolences from the political and institutional world. “I am shocked by what happened in the Caselle flying club in Turin. The death of little Laura Origliasso following the terrible crash of one of the aircraft of the National Acrobatic Team saddens me deeply and leaves me speechless." The Prime Minister declared this in a note, Giorgia Meloni. "On behalf of myself and the entire government, I express my closeness and condolences to the family of the deceased child and I extend my best wishes for a speedy recovery to her parents and her little brother who were injured in this tragedy" concludes the prime minister.
“One of the Frecce tricolori aircraft, which should have performed on the occasion of the celebrations for the centenary of the Air Force, was involved in an accident this afternoon in San Francesco al Campo, near Caselle airport, which has now been suspended also scheduled flights. Together with the President of the Region Alberto Cirio I immediately went to the site of the accident". The mayor of Turin wrote it on social media, Stefano Lo Russo. “A family from San Francesco al Campo was involved in the accident: due to the flames generated by the crash, a five-year-old girl lost her life, while her little brother and parents were injured. This is disconcerting news, which affects us terribly", adds the mayor.
Terrible accident in Turin, where a Frecce tricolori plane crashed during an exercise, killing a 5-year-old girl and, according to initial reports, injuring her little brother and parents. The deputy prime minister and minister of Infrastructure and Transport wrote it on X (formerly Twitter), Matteo Salvini. “Except for the pilot, who made the last parachute jump. A frightening tragedy. A prayer and a hug of touching closeness,” he adds.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Antonio Tajani, he said he was "deeply saddened by the tragedy that happened in the Turin area" through a message on X (formerly Twitter). “I pray for the 5-year-old girl who lost her life due to a tragic accident. I pray for her family and for the Air Force pilot who was miraculously saved,” he added Tajani.
Words of closeness also from the Minister of Tourism, Daniela Santanchè who writes on X (formerly Twitter): “Sadness and pain for the little victim who lost her life in the tragic accident of the Freccia Tricolore in Turin. I join in the condolences and hope for the little brother and the parents involved."
Defense personnel and the minister Guido Crosetto express their deepest condolences for the tragedy that occurred in the Turin Caselle area. This is what we read in a press note from the Ministry of Defence. “The news leaves us astonished and we are deeply saddened by the tragic flight accident of a member of the Frecce Tricolori whose aircraft dramatically involved a vehicle with a family on board when it crashed – continues the note –. A 5-year-old girl died in the impact, while another family member suffered significant burns. The Defense expresses its closeness to the family members, aware that there are unbridgeable losses and that it would never want to receive such news." “The Defense, in closing itself in a respectful and due silence, has made every resource and capacity available for the management of the emergency and to support any people involved. Any details will be released as soon as possible,” concludes the note.
Finally, following the tragic accident, the air show for the centenary of the Air Force was cancelled. This is what the Aeroclub Torino association announces on social media. The Pink Sound concert scheduled for this evening is also cancelled. The president of the Turin Aeroclub, Alberto Bannino, on behalf of the entire organization and the Aeroclub board, expresses his condolences and closeness to the family involved and participates in the mourning for the victims.