THE PLANE CRASH OF OLGIATE OLONA (ITALY) OF JUNE 26, 1959

 

Commemorative events of June 26, 1959

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Commemoration of June 26, 2015 - Mayor Giovanni Montano welcoming the relatives of Paolo Pettinaroli


Commemoration of June 26, 2015 - Susan Ellis reading the passage of the letter of St. Paul in English


Commemoration of June 26, 2015 - Sophie Bailie reading the Our Father in French

Commemorative events 2015

 

In 2015 the educational project was addressed only to the students in eighth grade of the III E class of “Dante Alighieri” school in Olgiate Olona.

 

Delegated by the mayor Giovanni Montano, Alberto Colombo represented the town of Olgiate Olona on April 14, 2015 in Romagnano Sesia at the funeral of Paolo Pettinaroli (1944-2015), President of Comitato 8 ottobre per non dimenticare committee and Fondazione 8 ottobre foundation.

 

In June 2015, Alberto Colombo - collaborator of the Municipality of Olgiate Olona for the commemorative events of June 26, 1959 - issued for the first time words in poetry about the genesis and the meaning of the commemorative events.

 

Commemoration of 56th anniversary of the plane crash

 

 

The Commemoration of June 26, 2015, held in the town hall of Olgiate Olona, was attended by some relatives of the seventy immortal lives coming from Italy, Switzerland and United States of America (they read some passages of the prayer), the delegation of Comitato 8 ottobre committee, the authors of the five deserving works (awarded with merit certificate, they all read their works, the best one received a book-coupon sponsored by Ottica Caldiroli of Olgiate Olona); a video tribute was paied to Paolo Pettinaroli, founder and president of Comitato 8 ottobre committee and Fondazione 8 ottobre foundation who recently passed away.

 

(page containing the works of the students in the eighth grade rewarded)

 

 

Video titled The courage of hope in memory of Paolo Pettinaroli, founder and president of Comitato 8 ottobre per non dimenticare committee and Fondazione 8 ottobre foundation.

 

In September 2015, the tombstone made of white Carrara marble posed on Maria Fermi Sacchetti’s grave in the cemetery of Olgiate Olona was restored: the work of restoration – financed by a benefactor of Olgiate Olona - was carried out by Enrico&Carlo Lualdi of Busto Arsizio, the same firm which manufactured the tombstone in 2009.

 

Photograph of the tombstone before and after the restoration

 

Delegated by the mayor Giovanni Montano, Alberto Colombo represented the town of Olgiate Olona on October 8, 2015, in Milan at the commemoration of the victims of Milan-Linate air disaster.

 

Commemoration of June 26, 2015 - Mayor Giovanni Montano pronouncing the commemorative speech


Commemoration of June 26, 2015 - The relatives of Paolo Pettinaroli and the representatives of Comitato 8 ottobre committee

Documents related to the commemorative events of 2015

 

Commemoration of June 26, 2015

 

International prayer in suffrage

 

June 15, 2015 - Press release of Municipality of Olgiate Olona

 

Program of the Commemoration of June 26, 2015, and notes

 

June 5, 2015 - Words in poetry by Alberto Colombo

 

Words in poetry by Alberto Colombo before the commemoration of June 26, 2015

 

March 26, 2015 - 2nd anniversary of the publication of this website

 

Website dedicated to June 26, 1959 - 2 years online, nearly 7000 visits

 

Selection of articles related to the commemorative events of 2015

 

La prealpina  October 17, 2015
Dignità alla memoria di Maria

 

La settimana  October 9, 2015
Restaurata grazie a un benefattore la tomba di Maria Fermi, vittima del disastro aereo

 

VareseNews.it  October 2, 2015
Restaurata la tomba di Maria Fermi, morta nel disastro aereo

 

ValleOlona.com  October 2, 2015
Sulla memoria non è mai tempo di metterci una pietra sopra

 

La prealpina  September 27, 2015
Dove nel 1959 precipitò l’aereo e persero la vita 70 persone

 

La settimana  July 3, 2015
«Nessuno sarà dimenticato»

 

La settimana  June 26, 2015
Gli studenti ricordano il disastro aereo

 

VaresePolis.it  June 25, 2015
Olgiate Olona, settanta vite immortali

 

La prealpina  June 23, 2015
Il ricordo del disastro aereo con gli occhi degli studenti

 

VareseCultura.it  June 22, 2015
Settanta vite immortali - 26 giugno 2015

 

AgenPress.it  June 21, 2015
Olgiate Olona ricorda Paolo Pettinaroli (1944-2015), Presidente di Comitato e Fondazione 8 Ottobre

 

VareseNews.it  June 16, 2015
26 giugno 1959, Olgiate Olona non dimentica il disastro aereo

 

Castellanza online  June 11, 2015
Commemorazione anniversario disastro aereo 1959

 

LadyBlitz.it  March 26, 2015
Germanwings, volo nato poesia per carezzare un cielo d’avorio e scoprirsi follia

 

Commemoration of June 26, 2015 - The young authors of the deserving works