Date & Time: Jul 28, 1935
Type of aircraft:
Junkers W.34
Operator:
Registration:
406
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Palanquero – Tres Esquinas
MSN:
2779
YOM:
1934
Country:
Colombia
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
3
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
En route, crew encountered engine problems and lost control of the aircraft that crashed in El Retiro, near the Rio Magdalena. All five occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.