Date & Time: May 12, 1936
Type of aircraft:
Keystone LB-6
Operator:
Registration:
30-351
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
Yes
Country:
Panama
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
En route, an unusual situation forced all five crewmen to abandon the aircraft and bail out. With no pilot, the aircraft dove into the ground and crashed in a prairie located some 15 miles northwest of Penonomé. Three crew were unhurt while two others were killed as their parachute did not open.