Date & Time: Mar 4, 1938
Type of aircraft:
Junkers W.34
Operator:
Registration:
D-OJIL
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Quito – Guayaquil
MSN:
486
YOM:
1938
Country:
Ecuador
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The pilot was performing a solo mail flight from Quito to Guayaquil. En route, the single engine aircraft hit the Mt Chimborazo located southwest of Ambato. The pilot, the German pioneer Fritz Hammer, founder of this Ecuadorian Operator, was killed.