Mottarone cable car, number of rooms under investigation: two companies also involved

The number of suspects for the tragedy of the Mottarone cable car where 14 people lost their lives rises to 14. In addition to the three suspects, stopped and immediately released, there are also nine other names of persons and two bodies: Ferrovie del Mottarone, the company that manages the cable car and Leitner, which must answer for administrative offenses, i.e. the law 231, this is the company of Vipiteno which has the plant maintenance contract. This is what emerges in the request for an evidentiary incident, in possession of the Adnkronos, signed by the prosecutor of Verbania Olimpia Bossi and by the prosecutor Laura Carrera. In the crosshairs of the prosecutor who is investigating the cable car accident on Sunday 23 May, they also ended up among the major positions of Leitner – Anton Seeber president of the group and Martin Leitner as managing director – the company has the ordinary and extraordinary maintenance contract of the cableway and that has entrusted the work to other smaller companies. In the list of suspects, compiled in order to proceed with the unrepeatable acts of the investigation where the presence of all the parties is necessary, they too ended up. In particular, among others, Davide Marchetto, the technical manager of the Rvs of Turin who carried out the two maintenance interventions on the Stresa cable car, Federico Samonini, legal representative of the SCF Monterosa, a company that the Saturday preceding the accident had intervened for the replacement of a roller, and which in the past carried out a visual inspection of the cast heads “also proceeding to replace them at maturity, with the exception of the cast head of the crashed cabin number 3, whose replacement was scheduled for November 2021”, and the employee Davide Moschitti of Sateco who carried out the magneto-inductive tests in November 2020. In the register of suspects also the two bodies: Ferrovie del Mottarone and Leitner for administrative offense, ie for alleged violations of the rules on the protection of health and safety at work. Names and companies that are added to the first three suspects: Luigi Nerini manager of the Stresa cable car, Gabriele Tadini (under house arrest) head of the plant service and the operating director, engineer Enrico Perocchio.

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