Discussing my love of old photos, he was sharing some family images with me, and very good they were too. Then this one appeared. I have been after this for quite some time for my collection ...
Apparently the flying boat - a Dornier was repaired at the boat yard, after making a landing on the sea in what is now the new harbour.
Tonight, I have been able to trace a few details ...
Dornier Wal Flying boat (Germany)
No 52 of 72
First flown 9.1.1927
Operated by SA Aero Expresso (Italy)
Registered by Minestero Aeronautica
Registration cancelled by Administrazione Miltare Aeronautica
Was this the first winged arrival at JSI ever ?