Date & Time: Mar 15, 1939 at 1345 LT
Type of aircraft:
Boeing 247
Operator:
Registration:
C-149
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Barranquilla – Barrancabermeja – Honda – Bogota
Country:
Colombia
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
6
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft christened 'Antonio de Ollala' was performing a flight from Barranquilla to Bogota with two intermediate stops in Barrancabermeja and Honda. The aircraft left Barrancabermeja at 1240LT and was scheduled to arrive in Honda at 1350LT. On approach, the aircraft went out of control and crashed for unknown reason in Manzanares, west of Honda. The aircraft was destroyed and all eight occupants were killed.
Crew:
Samuel Zerda, pilot,
Ulrich Schneider, copilot and radio operator.
Passengers:
Roberto Blanco,
Barbarita Rodriguez de Blanco,
Margot Blanco Rodriguez,
R. F. Beaujon,
Gerard Frobel,
Mr Lozano.