Accident Junkers F13 A16, 08 Jun 1924
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 26730
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Time:c. 15:00 LT
Type:Junkers F13
Registration: A16
MSN: 684
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Barranquilla -   Colombia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Barranquilla
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
During a promotional flight, "Tolima" stalled executing maneuvers at low altitude over the downtown area of the city, crashed into house and burned. Pilot (Helmuth von Krohn), mechanic (Wilhelm Fischer) and passengers (Ernesto Cortissoz, Christian Meyer, Albrecht Nickisch von Roseneck, Fritz Troost) died.

Ernesto Cortissoz was the founder and owner of the airline, SCADTA. The international airport of Barranquilla, opened in 1979, was named Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport in his memory.


El Tiempo 11 June 1924, p5 "Un Informe Oficial de la Scadta sobre el Accidente de Barranquilla".
El Tiempo 9 June 1924, p1
Aviation Safety Network (this report).

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
26-Mar-2010 13:06 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Narrative]
19-Sep-2010 13:02 TB Updated [Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]
14-Oct-2010 12:10 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Nature, Source, Narrative]
14-Oct-2010 12:42 TB Updated [Time, Narrative]
21-Aug-2012 10:44 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
13-Sep-2012 04:03 TB Updated [Time, Nature, Narrative]
19-Nov-2013 18:10 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
27-Apr-2019 16:49 maumana Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
27-Apr-2019 16:55 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Damage, Narrative]
16-Aug-2020 06:29 hsunden Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source]

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