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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34141
Last updated: 16 December 2018
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Date:29-JAN-1936
Time:day
Type:Junkers F13ge
Owner/operator:South African Airways
Registration: ZS-AEN
C/n / msn: 2047
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Eshowe, Zululand -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Durban, South Africa
Destination airport:Johannesburg, South Africa
Narrative:
Ex-UK registry as G-AAGU: first registered in the UK as such on 26-5-1930 to Walcot Air Line Ltd., London WC2 (aircraft based at Croydon). Registration G-AAGU cancelled 2-12-1932 as sold aboard. To South Africa as ZS-AEN and registered as such by February 1933 with Union Airways Pty Ltd. To South African Airways. Written off (damaged beyond repair) 19-01-1933 when Crashed near Eshowe, Zululand, South Africa, en route from Durban to Johannesburg. Both crew members and three of the four passengers on board were killed - there was only one survivor.

Sources:

1. www.ju-f13.de
2. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-junkers-f13-south-africa
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_ZS-.html
4. Encyclopedia of African Airlines By Ben R. Gutter (page 199-200)
5. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AAGU.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
27-Mar-2010 03:05 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities, Country, Source, Damage, Narrative]
27-Mar-2010 03:18 TB Updated [Operator]
26-Sep-2018 21:06 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 21:07 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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