Date & Time: Jan 17, 1939
Type of aircraft:
Ford 5
Operator:
Registration:
C-63
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
No
Country:
Colombia
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
3
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
1
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
The three engine aircraft christened 'Leticia' was carrying a photographer and a crew of three on an aerial photography mission. The aircraft left Bogota-Techo Airfield and disappeared in unknown circumstances. SAR operations did not find any trace of the aircraft nor the four occupants. Several years later, walkers found the wreckage of the aircraft in an isolated mountainous area.
Crew:
Max Zimmer,
Walter Wend,
Hermann Fellner.