22° Gruppo/51° Stormo. Nose down emergency landing with the throttle locked at 100% RPM. The a/c engaged the barrier resting close to the runway end on the wheels rims, having lost the tyres in the desperate braking. A/c later repaired.
An Italian Air Force AMX, on static display at the 1999 Beauvechain airshow. It is decorated with some special markings. Later this plane would serve as a prototype for the ACOL upgrade program and was re-serialled as 'CSX7189'. (scan from print)