A Carpatair ATR 72-500 on Saturday suffered a runway excursion due to “strong shear wind conditions” while landing at Rome Fiumicino Airport. There were no fatalities, according to a Carpatair statement. The flight, which was enroute from Pisa, was operated by Carpatair on behalf of Alitalia under a wet-lease agreement. Out of the 46 passengers and four crew members, five passengers and one crew member required medical attention. Though Carpatair said it was “not able ...

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