21 December 1915: Giuseppe Miraglia TV dies

(To Marina Militare)

Tuesday - Lieutenant Giuseppe Miraglia, at the controls of his hydro Albatros, dies in a flight accident during an engine test on the sky of the Venice lagoon.

The officer who had been the soul of the Venice Seaplane Station and with his Albatros had carried out several reconnaissance missions on Pula, the last one last 18, had been decorated with a silver medal for military value.

The Marina, mindful of its boldness and value, will name the Venice Seaplane Station in its name.