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Crash of a Junkers W.34hi in Puerto Boy

Date & Time: Feb 15, 1949
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
404
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Puerto Leguizamo – Tres Esquinas
MSN:
2761
YOM:
1934
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route, the engine failed, forcing the pilot to attempt an emergency landing near Puerto Boy, Putumayo. The aircraft was found few hours later and all four occupants (three crew members and a woman passenger) were injured and rescued.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.

Crash of a Junkers W.34fi in British Columbia

Date & Time: Jun 24, 1948
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
CF-ASN
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
2731
YOM:
21
Country:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed on landing for unknown reason and came to rest on its nose. All occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. The accident occurred somewhere in British Columbia, the exact place remains unknown.

Crash of a Junkers W.34fi in Rio de Janeiro: 3 killed

Date & Time: Apr 16, 1945
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PP-CAR
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Rio de Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro
MSN:
2711
YOM:
1931
Country:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The crew was completing a training exercise from Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport. In flight, the engine suffered technical problems and several parts went through the cabin. The pilot lost control of the aircraft that crashed near the airport, between Brazilian and US military facilities. The radio operator was seriously injured while three other occupants were killed.
Crew:
Adelino da Costa Ribeiro, pilot, †
Leonardo Henrique João Baptista Haas, pilot, †
Octavio Henrique de Menezes Raffard. radio operator, †
Nelson Manoel da Silva, radio operator.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.

Crash of a Junkers W.34hau in Langenlebarn: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jan 14, 1944
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The pilot Heinrich Schaber was killed in this accident that occurred in unknown circumstances.

Crash of a Junkers W.34fi in Rio de Janeiro: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jan 12, 1944
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PP-CAN
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
2593
YOM:
1929
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Crashed on takeoff from Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport for unknown reason. The aircraft christened 'Tiete' was destroyed while the pilot Walmor Bernardoni was killed and the radio operator Oceano de Sá was injured.

Crash of a Junkers W.34 in Riachão: 2 killed

Date & Time: Feb 24, 1942
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PP-CAP
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
2595
YOM:
1929
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
En route, the crew encountered an unexpected situation and was forced to attempt an emergency landing. The single engine crashed and was destroyed, killing both crew members.

Crash of a Junkers W.34 in Oberhof: 1 killed

Date & Time: Oct 11, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
NG+LB
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
3063
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The crew encountered poor weather conditions when the airplane crashed near Oberhof. A crew member was killed and two others were injured.

Crash of a Junkers W.34 off Haugesund

Date & Time: Sep 9, 1940 at 1740 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
BB+MG
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
1317
YOM:
1928
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The airplane was shot down by the pilot of a British fighter and crashed into the sea off Haugesund. All occupants were rescued by a fishing vessel.
Probable cause:
Shot down by a British fighter.

Crash of a Junkers W.34 in Jakubovice: 4 killed

Date & Time: Aug 7, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
While flying at a too low altitude, the airplane struck the ground and crashed in a field located in Jakobuvice. Two crew members were seriously injured and two others were killed. Few hours later, both survivors died from injuries sustained.
Crew:
1st Lt Ziegler,
Maj Jopp,
Cpl Hofmann,
Cpl Hollack.

Crash of a Junkers W.34 in Weiler-Simmerberg: 4 killed

Date & Time: May 16, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
ND+XH
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
1433
YOM:
1928
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
The airplane crashed in unknown circumstances in Weiler-Simmerberg, some 17 km east of Lindau, Bavaria. All four crew members were killed.
Crew:
Flg Karl Helmerich, pilot,
Hptgefr Helmut Striemer, radio operator,
Gefr Max Schwede, chief,
Stab Langhart.